23rd October 2013 19:00,
Since its foundation in 1994, the Zemlinsky Quartet has become a much lauded example of the Czech string quartet tradition. The quartet won 1st prize in the 2010 Bordeaux String Quartet Competition and has also enjoyed a string of other top competition prizes including the Banff, Prague Spring and London International String Quartet Competitions. In London the quartet was awarded the Audience Prize. The ensemble has been coached by members of renowned Czech string quartets, the most recent being Josef Klusoň, the violist of the Pražák Quartet.
First soldier to receive VC from Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully on 20th June at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, surrounded by his family.
The Chelsea Pensioners and Royal Hospital staff enjoyed another fantastic year of Live at Chelsea including headline performances by Kaiser Chiefs & James Blunt.