Emerson String Quartet travel to Europe for a 3-country, 5 date tour from 16 – 24 March. The Quartet – violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton and cellist Paul Watkins – will perform eclectic programmes featuring works by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann, Verdi, Shostakovich, Bartók, Britten and a new work by Richard Wernick.
The Quartet has maintained its stature as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles for more than four decades. The quartet has made more than 30 acclaimed recordings, and has been honoured with nine Grammys® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year”. The Emerson frequently collaborates with some of today’s most esteemed composers to premiere new works, keeping the string quartet art form alive and relevant.
The Emerson String Quartet will return to Europe for an autumn tour in October and November 2019.
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Emerson String Quartet March European Tour
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Saturday, 16 March – Prinzregententheater, Munich GERMANY
Mozart String Quartet in A major, No. 18, K. 464 ; Shostakovich String Quartet in A major, Op.68, No. 2 ; Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op.41, No. 1
Tuesday, 19 March – Società del Quartetto di Milano, Milan ITALY
Bartók String Quartet in C sharp major, No. 3, Sz. 85; Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132, No. 15
Thursday, 21 March – Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin GERMANY
Haydn String Quartet in D Major, Op. 71, No. 2; Wernick String Quartet No. 10 (World Premiere); Verdi String Quartet in E Minor
Saturday, 23 March – Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam NETHERLANDS
Haydn String Quartet in D Major, Op. 71, No. 2; Britten String Quartet in G Major, Op. 94, No. 3; Verdi String Quartet in E minor
Sunday, 24 March – Paulussaal, Freiburg GERMANY
Mozart String Quartet in A Major, K. 464, No. 18; Shostakovich String Quaretet in A Major, Op. 68, No. 2; Schumann String Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1