Benjamin Britten Centenary: The Complete String Quartets

Saturday, May 11, 2013

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Date
09/20/14

Time
8 pm

Location
Amsterdam Ave at West 65th Street
New York, New York

Time
7:30 PM
Presented By
ChamberMusicNY
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Classical/Contemporary
Event Contact
David Krivit
Description

ChamberMusicNY presents our first public concert as we continue our four concert tour of Benjamin Britten's complete String Quartet compositions.  String Quartet No. 1 and the legendary String Quartet No. 2, composed in honor of Purcell's 250th birthday.


Ensemble Name
Britten Centenary Quartet
Musicians
Heidi Schaul-Yoder, Curtis Stewart, violin; Rick Quantz, viola; Anneke Schaul-Yoder, cello.
Composers
Benjamin Britten
Program

String Quartet No. 1 in D major, op. 25 (1941)

  1. Andante Sostenuto
  2. Allegretto Con Slancio
  3. Andante Calmo
  4. Molto Vivace

 

 

String Quartet No. 2 in C major, op. 36 (1945)

  1. Allegro Calmo
  2. Vivace
  3. Chacony 

Venue
Bruno Walter Auditorium at the NYPL at Lincoln Center
Location
111 Amsterdam Ave at West 65th Street
New York, NY
Phone
646-300-1207