Over the past five years the Rotary Club of Oldham is grateful to Duncan Glenday for arranging a series lunch time Coffee Concert in
The concer in May featured the Benyounes String Quartet. Named after the leader Zara In June 2012, the quartet, won 2nd prize at the 1st International Sandor Vegh String Quartet Competition in
Formed in 2007 at the Royal Northern College of Music, the Benyounes Quartet went on to win the Royal Philharmonic Society's prestigious Julius Isserlis Scholarship, funding their studies with Professor Gabor Takacs-Nagy at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genev
The quartet continues to broaden its repertoire by initiating collaborative chamber music and cross-arts projects, and has recently founded Quercus Ensemble, a mixed chamber music group based in
Leader Zara, Emily, stand in viola Ruth and cellist Kim, presented a feast of which any group could be proud.