—SPRINGSTRING QUARTET PERFORMANCES AT CARNEGIE HALL— ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET PERFORMS WORLD PREMIERE OFOSVALDO GOLIJOV’S STRING QUARTET IN ZANKEL HALL ON MARCH 8EMERSON STRING QUARTET PERFORMS WORLD PREMIERE OFTHOMAS ADÈS’S THE FOUR QUARTERS AS WELL AS WORKS WITHFLUTIST JAMES GALWAY IN STERN AUDITORIUM/PERELMAN STAGEON MARCH 12EBÈNE QUARTET PERFORMS WORKS BY MOZART, BARTÓK, ANDMENDELSSOHN IN WEILL RECITAL HALL ON APRIL 8
This March and April, Carnegie Hall presents concerts bythree great string quartets on each of its three concert stages. On Tuesday,March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall, the St. Lawrence String Quartetperforms the world premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s String Quartet (co-commissionedby Carnegie Hall) along with Haydn’s String Quartet in D Major, No. 4 andSchubert’s String Quartet in G Major. The St. Lawrence Quartet and Mr. Golijovshare a long history of collaboration, with the group recording four of thecomposer’s early works on its acclaimed 2002 CD Yiddishbbuk for EMIClassics. A pre-concert talk starts at 6:30 p.m. with Osvaldo Golijovand members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet in conversation with AraGuzelimian, Provost and Dean at The Juilliard School.On Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m. the acclaimed Emerson String Quartetreturns to Carnegie Hall to perform the world premiere of Thomas Adès’s TheFour Quarters and Debussy’s String Quartet in G Minor in SternAuditorium/Perelman Stage on a program that also features a collaboration withrenowned flutist Sir James Galway on Mozart’s Flute Quartet in D Majorand Debussy’s Syrinx. Mr. Adès’s work is divided into four movements:“Nightfalls,” “Morning Dew,” “Days,” and “The Twenty-Fifth Hour,” and theCarnegie Hall commission was the result of the composer’s appointment as theRichard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall in the 2007–2008season. The Emerson will also perform this new work at Walt Disney Concert Hallin Los Angeles and at South Bank Centre in London.Hailing from France, the young, multifaceted Ebène Quartet returns toCarnegie Hall on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Weill Recital Hall. Thequartet performs Mozart’s “Dissonance” Quartet, Bartók’s String Quartet No. 3,and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in F Minor. The Strad magazine notedthey are “Interpreters of rare understanding and communicative flair.” To watcha video introduction to the quartet, select this link. After the concert,ticketholders are invited to mix, mingle, and have an after-concert drink(first one is compliments of Carnegie Hall) in the Jacobs Room as part ofCarnegie Hall’s Salon Encores series; more information at carnegiehall.org/salonencores.Program InformationTuesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.Zankel HallST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET Geoff Nuttall, Violin Scott St. John, Violin Lesley Robertson, Viola Christopher Costanza, CelloJOSEPH HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4OSVALDO GOLIJOV String Quartet (World Premiere, co-commissioned by CarnegieHall and Stanford Lively Arts)FRANZ SCHUBERT String Quartet in G Major, D. 887Pre-concert talk starts at 6:30 p.m. in Zankel Hall: Osvaldo Golijov andmembers of the St. Lawrence String Quartet in conversation with Ara Guzelimian,Provost and Dean, The Juilliard School.This concert is made possible, in part, by an endowment fund for young artistsestablished by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony B. Evnin and the A. E. Charitable Foundation.Tickets: $52, $58___________________________________Saturday, March 12 at 8:00 p.m.Stern Auditorium/Perelman StageEMERSON STRING QUARTET Eugene Drucker, Violin Philip Setzer, Violin Lawrence Dutton, Viola David Finckel, CelloSIR JAMES GALWAY, FluteWOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285CLAUDE DEBUSSY SyrinxTHOMAS ADÈS The Four Quarters (World Premiere, commissioned by CarnegieHall)ARTHUR FOOTE A Night PieceCLAUDE DEBUSSY String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10Tickets: $25 to $69___________________________________Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.Weill Recital HallEBÈNE QUARTET Pierre Colombet, Violin Gabriel Le Magadure, Violin Mathieu Herzog, Viola Raphaël Merlin, CelloWOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART String Quartet in C Major, K. 465,"Dissonance"BÉLA BARTÓK String Quartet No. 3FELIX MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80This concert is made possible, in part, by the A.L. and Jennie L. LuriaFoundation.Tickets: $54___________________________________Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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