July 25–August 22, 2015

Emerson String Quartet

Monday, August 3, 2015 at 7:30

Pre-concert recital at 6:30+

Pre-concert recital by the Emerson String Quartet at 6:30

HAYDN: String Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No. 1

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. 2
  • 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 dramatic Second Piano Quartet.

“The epitome of the modern American chamber ensemble.”

Washington Post

This performance is approximately one hour and 50 minutes long with one intermission.