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CertificateNot Rated
Year2015
GenreDocumentary
DirectorDaniel Kutschinski
CountryGermany
Running Time1HR 34MINS
Extra InfoSubtitled
SeasonMain Programme

This award-winning documentary looks at one of the most exciting string quartets in the world, the French group Quatuor Ebène.

Following them as they tour through Italy, Austria and Germany, 4 gradually draws viewers into the interpersonal interactions that have come to characterise the musicians and their music. Delving into relationships, and the antagonism between ambition and reality, this documentary shows how creation, destruction, antagonism and friendship all have their vital roles in the work of Quatuor Ebène.

“The best film about classical music I have ever seen. True art.” – Nicolas Altstaedt, cellist and conductor

The 6.00pm screening on Thurs 8 Mar will be followed by a Q&A with Director Daniel Kutschinski, and David Smyth, Chair of the Ulster Youth Orchestra.