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Alexander String Quartet

Saturday, November 16, at 7:00 pm

 

Coming soon to Arts on the Lake

The internationally noted Alexander String Quartet returns to play a new program at Arts on Lake.

 

The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premiere ensembles. Widely admired for its interpretations of Beethoven, Mozart, and Shostakovich, the quartet's recordings of the Beethoven cycle (twice), and the Bartók and Shostakovich cycles have all won international critical acclaim. The quartet has also established itself as an important ad­vocate of new music through over 25 commissions from such composers as Jake Heggie, Cindy Cox, Augusta Read Thomas, Robert Greenberg, Martin Bresnick, César Cano, and Pulitzer Prize-winner, Wayne Peterson.

 

The Program for this Performance will be: 

String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 “Dissonant” W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
      Adagio — Allegro
      Andante cantabile
      Menuetto: Allegretto
      Allegro molto

String Quartet No. 12 in D-flat major, Op. 133 (1968) Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)


Moderato — Allegretto — Moderato — Allegretto — Moderato
Allegretto — Adagio — Moderato — Adagio — Moderato —    Allegretto

 

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String Quartet in A major, Op. 13 (1827) Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
      Adagio — Allegro vivace
      Adagio non lento
      Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto
      Presto

 

Tickets:  
$35.00 General Admission
$25.00 Member Admission

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