Emerson String Quartet
“With musicians like this there must be some hope for humanity.” — The Times (London)
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ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
EMERSON QUARTET VALEDICTORY CONCERT With violist Guillermo Figueroa and cellist David Finckel
The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its status as one of the world’s most illustrious chamber ensembles for more than 45 years. In honor of their final season, this special valedictory concert will bring back two Emersonian laureates — the quartet’s original violist, Guillermo Figueroa, and longtime cellist, David Finckel — for a musical reunion that will conclude with Johannes Brahms’s radiant String Sextet No. 2 in G major. Don’t miss this unforgettable event!
|Joseph Haydn||String Quartet in G, Op. 33, No. 5||Program Notes
|Dmitri Shostakovich||String Quartet No. 12 in D-flat, Op. 133||Program Notes|
|Johannes Brahms||String Sextet No. 2 in G, Op. 36||Program Notes|