Emerson String Quartet
This concert has been cancelled for the safety of our artists and patrons.
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2020 | 7:30 - 9:30 pm
Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music,
Rice University
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Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904)
Quartet No. 10, E♭ Major, Op. 51
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Quartet No. 5 in B♭ Major, Op. 92
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
*Quintet No. 2 in B♭ Major, Op. 87


Eugene Drucker, violin

Philip Setzer, violin

Lawrence Dutton, viola 

Paul Watkins, cello 

*Guest Artist

James Dunham, viola

One of our favorite traditions continues with this legendary ensemble closing the season in a record 35th appearance for CMH. This evening’s program will delight you with Dvořák’s Slavic melodies and rhythms, followed by the austere beauty painted by Shostakovich. Rounding out the program, Mendelssohn will raise your spirits in this quintet of sheer sonic beauty, filled with long, beautiful and lyrical melodies.


See full bios here.



“…with musicians like this there must be some hope for humanity.”

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