A Short Story
image: Mick Williamson
The Benyounes Quartet
St Eanswythe's Church, Folkestone
10th October 2020
With characteristic economy and deft sleight of hand, cryptic allusions can be answered by the borderline gruff. Among the gentler collisions, a beautifully plotted viola line at the start is briefly partnered with glassy string harmonics. A mere moment becomes centre-stage two minutes later, where these harmonics are in splendid isolation. They also conclude the piece.