Since its formation in 1978, Divertimenti has become widely acclaimed as one of the most exciting British chamber groups of its generation. All five are top ranking players with a wealth of worldwide concert experience between them, as soloists and orchestral principals as well as chamber music players.
Renowned composer Sally Beamish was a founder-member of Divertimenti in 1978 when she still made a living as a viola player. She wrote ‘Divertimenti’ for her old friends and colleagues on the occasion of their 40th Anniversary season in 2018-19
Mozart – Fantasia in F minor, K 608
Sally Beamish – Divertimenti
Bax – Lyrical Interlude
Schubert – String Quintet in C major