Calidore Quartet
2021.01.26 |
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music,
Rice University
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PROGRAM

Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
Quartet No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 34
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96, American

PERFORMERS

Jeffrey Myers, violin

Ryan Meehan, violin

Jeremy Berry, viola

Estelle Choi, cello

Celebrating the colorful musical tapestry of the United States, as told through three great compositions, the Calidore String Quartet will display the energy and style that has earned it a position on the world stage.  Korngold, best known for film scores, demonstrates his serious talent in composition.  Dvořák’s three-year stay in America left him imbued with the sounds of America, inspiring this most-loved composition written during a summer in Iowa and  Barber contributed what is considered the unofficial American anthem of mourning, the Adagio for Strings.

In a scene crowded with excellent young ensembles, the Calidore String Quartet can assert itself with pride…

The New York Times

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