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Danish String Quartet, presented by Friends of Chamber Music
February 4, 2020
The Danish String Quartet, Musical America’s 2020 Ensemble of the Year, will perform at the Newman Center on Tuesday, Feb 4, 7:30 PM. The evening will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with a program of Beethoven string quartets.
Returning to Friends of Chamber Music after their well-received 2017 debut, the Danish String Quartet, Musical America’s 2020 Ensemble of the Year, will perform on Tuesday, February 3, 7:30 PM, Gates Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts. The evening will celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary with a program of Beethoven string quartets.
“It’s no easy matter for a string quartet to acquire that rock-star vibe, especially for an ensemble that still keeps one foot firmly planted in the traditional chamber repertoire.” – San Francisco Chronicle
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, no. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 4 in C minor Op. 18, no. 4
Ludwig van Beethoven: Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, no. 2, Razumovsky
Note: A second performance on February 5 will also feature Beethoven string quartets (a different program from the February 4 concert).
Tickets $40 each; $10 for ages 30 and under. Presented by Friends of Chamber Music. www.friendsofchambermusic.com.