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Quartets Plus

Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” and Haydn’s “Joke” are just two of the many quartets on this classic series that features quintessential quartet repertoire, fresh new takes on traditional works, and exciting contemporary compositions for strings—all performed by stellar string ensembles in the intimate Weill Recital Hall.

Series Events

Friday, November 8, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Endellion String Quartet
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Endellion String Quartet
    ·· Andrew Watkinson, Violin
    ·· Ralph de Souza, Violin
    ·· Garfield Jackson, Viola
    ·· David Waterman, Cello

Program

  • BRITTEN Three Divertimenti
  • BRITTEN String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25
  • SCHUBERT String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden"
Schubert's String Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, "Death and the Maiden" (Allegro)
Endellion String Quartet
Warner Classics
Friday, January 31, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Parker Quartet
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Parker Quartet
    ·· Daniel Chong, Violin
    ·· Ying Xue, Violin
    ·· Jessica Bodner, Viola
    ·· Kee-Hyun Kim, Cello

Program

  • MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1
  • THOMAS ADÈS Arcadiana for String Quartet, Op. 12
  • SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117

  • Encore:
  • SCHULHOFF Allegro giocoso alla slovacca from String Quartet No. 1
Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 117 (Allegro)
Éder Quartet
Naxos
Friday, March 14, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Hugo Wolf Quartet
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Hugo Wolf Quartet
    ·· Sebastian Gürtler, Violin
    ·· Régis Bringolf, Violin
    ·· Thomas Selditz, Viola
    ·· Florian Berner, Cello

Program

  • HAYDN String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, "Joke"
  • BERG Lyric Suite
  • SCHUBERT String Quartet in G Major, D. 887
Schubert's String Quartet in G Major, D. 887 (Allegro assai)
Hugo Wolf Quartet
VMS
Friday, April 4, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Cancelled: Pamela Frank
Nobuko Imai
Clemens Hagen
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Pamela Frank, Violin
  • Nobuko Imai, Viola
  • Clemens Hagen, Cello

Program

  • BACH Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 (arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky)
Bach's Goldberg Variations (Variation 1)
Julian Rachlin, Violin | Nobuko Imai, Viola | Mischa Maisky, Cello
Deutsche Grammophon
Saturday, April 12, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Heath Quartet
Weill Recital Hall

Performers

  • Heath Quartet
    ·· Oliver Heath, Violin
    ·· Cerys Jones, Violin
    ·· Gary Pomeroy, Viola
    ·· Christopher Murray, Cello

Program

  • BEETHOVEN String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6
  • BARTÓK String Quartet No. 2
  • MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13, "Ist es wahr?"
Mendelssohn's String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13, "Ist es wahr?" (Adagio, allegro vivace)
Juilliard String Quartet
Sony

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