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Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet
Danish String Quartet photo
January 22, 2022 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $21.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: 21C Music Festival, Chamber Music Concerts
  • Genre: Classical, New Music, String
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory
This string quartet of three Danes and one Norwegian will perform Schubert’s String Quartet No. 15 as well as a new composition by Bent Sørensen inspired by the Schubert Quartet. Also on the program is a curated suite of dances by Marc-Antoine Charpentier, John Adams, and Felix Blumenfeld, and a new composition written by the Danish String Quartet members.
 
Program:
 
Bent Sørensen: Quartet “Doppelgânger” (inspired by Schubert D. 887) (Ontario premiere)
 
An alleged suite, a curated suite of dances:
     Prelude, Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Prelude
     Allemande, John Adams: Pavane: She’s so Fine
     Courante, traditional: Polska (new composition by the Danish String Quartet)
     Sarabande, Felix Blumenfeld: Sarabande
     Gavotte, John Adams: Stubble Crochet
     Gigue 1, Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Gigue française
     Gigue 2, John Adams: Toot Nipple
 
Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G Major, D. 887


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