Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, Adrienne Arsht Stage
MOZART: String Quartet in G major, K.387
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in F major, Op. 135
FAURÉ: Piano Quartet No. 1
As an encore, Mr. Thibaudet and the Emersons performed Scherzo (Furiant): Molto vivace, from Dvořák’s Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81.
Emerson String Quartet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
M|M = Mostly Mozart debut
Haydn is the seed for this rich program from the incomparable Emerson String Quartet, which features the first of Mozart’s exquisite quartets dedicated to Haydn and Beethoven’s stunning final musical statement, Op. 135. Poetic French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins for Fauré’s First Piano Quartet.
“The epitome of the modern American chamber ensemble.”
This performance is approximately one hour and 50 minutes long with one intermission.