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EVENT DETAILS

EMERSON STRING QUARTET

  • DATE/TIME

    DATE: Thursday, April 27, 2017

    TIME: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

    VENUE:
    Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music
    Rice University

  • ABOUT THE CONCERT

    Mozart, Quartet in C Major, K. 465, Dissonant  

    Turnage, New Quartet Commissioned for 2016-2017 Season

    Beethoven, Quartet in B♭Major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge finale

    ARTISTS:

    • Eugene Drucker, violin
    • Philip Setzer, violin
    • Lawrence Dutton, viola
    • Paul Watkins, cello
     

    Multiple milestones are marked in this season finale: Emerson celebrates its 40th season…and its 30th performance on our stage with a Turnage quartet commissioned by Chamber Music Houston. The ensemble’s four decades are filled with superlatives: nine Grammys, the Avery Fisher Prize, more than 30 recordings, legions of fans. Hear for yourself why audiences around the world love this powerful group at the pinnacle of its playing as they lend their dazzling style to Beethoven’s energetic Grosse Fuge.

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