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2014-2015 Season

 
 
sixth-artist

Emerson String Quartet

Saturday April 25, 2015
8 p.m. at the Southern Theatre

Join Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick at 7 p.m. for an interview with the artists.

Henry Purcell: Fantasia in D minor, Z.739
Henry Purcell: Fantasia in G major, Z.742
Joseph Haydn: Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1 (H. III, 75)
Benjamin Britten: Quartet No. 2 in C major, op. 36
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet in A minor, op. 132

The Emerson String Quartet stands apart in the history of string quartets with an unparalleled list of achievements over three decades.

"The Emerson has staked its claim to being the one indispensable quartet in a world that is constantly creating more, excellent ensembles."
-Newsday

"The Emerson performances represented an extraordinary fusion of experience and authority with audacity and freshness."
-Boston Globe