Methra Debut Album Launch

Date: 18 May 2008 - 16:00
Music Community:
Event details: Contemporary traditional music from a groundbreaking string quartet
National Tour and Debut Album Launch May 2008

Methera unites the rich textures of the string quartet with the depth and integrity of traditional music from England and beyond. Four fine young musicians with individual traditional styles weave old and contemporary tunes into the tapestry of the string quartet, exploring the power and diversity of sound it has to offer.

Steeped in the aural tradition of English music, Methera plays without manuscript, enabling the music to live and breathe in the moment. Audience, place and acoustic all play an active part as the story unfolds, creating music that respects tradition yet breaks convention.

Methera's recent appearances include a double bill with Northern Sinfonia at The Sage Gateshead's ‘Fiddles on Fire' Festival. The quartet was also featured in BBC Radio 3's Sony Award nominated programme ‘England in Ribbons', and has performed in venues across England. Their eponymous album will be released on 6 May 2008.


Ticket info £10
Event location show map
Posted by tomadams


Moving Tone endeavours to promote and publicise live music in rural and urban Cambridgeshire. We wish to reflect the landscape of live music locally in Cambridgeshire at as little direct cost as possible to lovers and organisers of good music. To assist us in this, we ask for a donation to help us maintain our service.

You can donate by using a credit/debit card through paypal by clicking the button below, or send a cheque to us made payable to Moving Tone, 6A Green End, Comberton, Cambs CB23 7DY (please mark the back of the cheque: DONATION). Thank you.