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Emerson String Quartet: Farewell

Emerson String Quartet: Farewell
Emerson String Quartet photo
October 02, 2022 | 5:00 PM
  • Starting at: $45.00
  • Venue: Koerner Hall
  • Series: Chamber Music Concerts
  • Genre: Chamber, Classical, String
  • Presenter: The Royal Conservatory
“No objective, scientific tool exists to measure musical greatness, but many critics and audiences have concurred for several decades that the New York-based Emerson String Quartet is the finest such ensemble in the world. To back up that assessment, one need look no further than the group’s myriad honors, which include nine Grammy Awards and three Gramophone Awards as well as the Avery Fisher Prize and Musical America’s Ensemble of the Year award.” (Chicago Sun-Times) “The Emerson String Quartet, which for 45 years has dominated the genre with playing that ranges from tripping elegance to brutal stomp, will [be] saying good-bye.” (NY Vulture)
 
Program 
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 1 in E flat Major, op. 12  
Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B flat Major, op. 67 
Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet No. 14 in A flat Major, op. 105, B. 193   

Program Notes