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Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet
Danish String Quartet photo
November 03, 2023 | 8:00 PM
  • Starting at: $21.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Chamber Music Concerts
  • Genre: Classical, New Music, String
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory

This concert will be part of the 2023.24 concert season.


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