Something Old, Something New
Saturdays @ 6PM

4/4

We begin a five part series on the evolution of the string quartet, with early classical favorites by Haydn and Mozart and even earlier proto-quartets by Sammartini, Richter and others.

4/11

The second of five programs celebrating the medium of the string quartet, with an exploration this week of works by the greatest quartet composer ever: Ludwig van Beethoven.

4/18

String quartets of towering Romantic era composers Mendelssohn, Schumann and Brahms are featured this week in the third of five programs exploring string quartets through the ages.

4/25

This week we explore nationalism in the string quartet literature with music by Dvorak, Borodin, Grieg and others.

5/2

A five part survey of string quartet music through the ages concludes with 20th century masterpieces by Ravel, Bartok, Carter and others.