Divertimento String Quartet


January/February – Topsham, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh, Plymouth, Barkham (North Devon), Calstock, Bude

Haydn – String Quartet in A, Op 20 no 6.
Aaron Copland – 2 Pieces for String Quartet
Brahms – Op 51 no 1 in C minor



January/February  – Topsham, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh, Plymouth, Bude

Mozart – String Quartet in C, K 465 ‘The Dissonance’
Benjamin Britten – Three Divertimenti
Debussy – String Quartet Op 10 in G minor

April/May – Topsham, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh, Plymouth, Bude

Franz Haydn – String Quartet in Eb, op 33 no 2
Ludwig van Beethoven – String Quartet in D, op 18 no 3
Max Bruch – String Quartet no 1 in C minor

October/November – Topsham, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh, Plymouth, Bude

Haydn – String Quartet Op 50, no 6 – “The Frog”
Joaquin Turina – The Bullfighter’s Prayer
Philip Glass – String Quartet no 2 – “Company”
Vaughan Williams – String Quartet no 1 in G minor



January/February; Topsham, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh, Plymouth

Boccherini Op 33 in G min  

Kodaly – String Quartet no 2, Op 10. 

Verdi – Ave Maria from Othello 

Tchaikovsky String Quartet no 1


April/May; Topsham, Lustleigh, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Tavistock, Plymouth

Haydn – String Quartet, Op 64 no 5

Ivor Gurney – Andante and Molto Allegro

Mendelssohn – Scherzo and Capriccio, Op 81

Brahms – String Quartet in Bb Op 64


May 2018

Concert for the Ivor Gurney Society in The Ivor Gurney Hall, Gloucester. They played two string quartet movements and joined baritone Michael Lampard in songs by Ian Venables, Ivor Gurney and George Butterworth.


October/November 2018; Topsham, Lustleigh, Totnes, Kingsbridge, Bude, Plymouth, South Petherton

Schubert – String Quartet in D, D94

Camille Saint-Saëns – String Quartet no 2 in G, Op 153

Dmitri Shostakovich – String Quartet no 8, Op 110



January; Topsham, Lustleigh, Totnes, Kingsbridge

Haydn – String Quartet Op 54 no 1

Ian Venables – String Quartet Op 32

Schubert – String Quartet in D minor ‘Death and the Maiden’


April; Topsham, Lustleigh, Totnes.

Mozart Divertimento in D

Rossini String Sonata no 1

Schubert Octet


October; Wembury, Totnes, Topsham, Kingsbridge, Lustleigh

Beethoven – String Quartet,Op 18 no 4

Villa-Lobos – String Quartet No 1

Ravel – String Quartet in F



January; St Margaret’s Church, Topsham & Lustleigh Village Hall with Divertimento and Eberle String Quartets.

Bach Double Violin Concerto

Telemann Viola Concerto

Mendelssohn Octet


April/May; St Margaret’s Church, Topsham; Lustleigh Village Hall; St Edmund’s Church, Kingsbridge; St John’s Church, Totnes.

Mozart String Quartet Op499, ‘The Hoffmeister’

Shostakovich String Quartet no 1

Smetana String Quartet no 1


October; Topsham, Lustleigh, Kingsbridge, Totnes

Bach – Prelude & Fugue       

Schubert – Quartettsatz    

Prokofiev – Quartet no 2  

Schumann – Quartet no 1



January; St Margaret’s Church, Topsham. Dartington Space Studio 2. Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe.

Beethoven – String Quartet No 1 in F, Op 18 no 1            

Shostakovich – Two Pieces for String Quartet

Hugo Wolf – Italian Serenade for String Quartet    

Brahms – String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2 


October; St Werburgh’s Church, Wembury, near Plymouth. Dartington Space Studio 2. St Margaret’s Church, Topsham.

Haydn Op 77 no 1

Mendelssohn Op 81, Andante, Cappricio and Scherzo

Walton String Quartet



April; Kingskerswell Church, near Newton Abbot.

A meditation in words and music on Haydn’s Seven Last Words From The Cross. Readings sourced from scripture and First World War authors.


May; St Margaret’s Church, Topsham.

Mozart – String Quartet K. 387 in G, ‘The Spring’

Igor Stravinsky – 3 pieces for String Quartet

Edvard Grieg – String Quartet no 1 in G minor, Op 27 


September; St Werburg’s Church, Wembury, Plymouth, St Margaret’s Church, Topsham.

Haydn – String Quartet Op 33 no 3 ‘The Bird’

Hyacinthe Jadin (1765-1800)  – String Quartet Op 4 no 3

Borodin – Nocturne from String Quartet no 2

Schubert – String Quartet in A minor ‘Rosamunde’ D 804, Op. 29



July; Sharpham House, Ashprington, Totnes

Joseph Haydn – String Quartet in G, Op 64 no 4

Ludvig van Beethoven – String Quartet in F, Op 18 no 1

Franz Schubert – String Quartet in A minor, Op 29




The Divertimento String Quartet gives themed performances with an actor reading on a variety of subjects.