Pro Arte Quartet

The story is amazing and the selections tonight were as well. The world premier of John Harbison’s String Quartet #5 was absolutely fitting and the ten movement composition with an arch like structure was ear dynamic. Check out more here. The evening program:

String Quartet in C major, Franz Joseph Hayden
Op. 54, No. 2 Hob.III:57 (1788) (1732-1809)
I Vivace
II Adagio
III Menuetto: Allegretto
IV Finale: Adagio-Presto-Adagio

String Quartet #5 (2011) John Harbison
(A Pro Arte Quartet Centennial (b. 1938)
Commission, 1st Performance)
I Melodia 1
II Scherzino 1
III Notturno 1
IV Visi (Faces)
V Notturno 2
VI Cuori (Hearts)
VII Notturno 3
VII Scherzino 2
IX Melodia 2
X Ripensamento
(all movements played without pause)

String Quartet in D Major, M.9 (1889) Cesar Franck
I Poco lento – Allegro – Tempo I (1822-1890)
II Scherzo: Vivace
III Larghetto
IV Finale: Allegro molto

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