Monday 24 October 2022 7:30PM

Dover Quartet

Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn and Schnittke


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


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  • Dover Quartet
  • Joel Link violin
  • Bryan Lee violin
  • Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt viola
  • Camden Shaw cello

Former students both of Houston’s Rice University Shepherd School of Music and of Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute – where its members were appointed ensemble-in-residence in 2020 – the group takes its name from Samuel Barber’s Dover Beach for medium voice and string quartet; it has gone on to win wide praise for its recordings, including its complete Beethoven series. Schnittke’s Third Quartet (1983) is a polystylistic work that quotes, among other things, Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge.

  • Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)
      • String Quartet No. 3
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
      • Grosse Fuge in B flat Op. 133
  • Interval
  • Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
      • String Quartet No. 5 in E flat Op. 44 No. 3

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