Events downtown

Apr 05

New York Philharmonic String Quartet Hannaford Hall, USM Campus | 88 Bedford Street 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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“A marvelous ensemble.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES

A chance to luxuriate with some of the world’s best string players in works that brought the prestigious quartet form to prominence in the 18th century and beyond. This quartet, founded in January 2017 during the New York Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season, comprises four principal musicians from the orchestra, all multiple prize winners: Concertmaster Frank Huang; Principal Associate Concertmaster Sheryl Staples; Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps; and Principal Cellist Carter Brey.

PROGRAM
HAYDN Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2, “Die Quinten”
SHOSTAKOVICH Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 117
BRAHMS Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2

* All programs subject to change