The Alexander String Quartet

Location: 
Creative Arts Building, McKenna Theatre
Alexander String Quartet

Concert Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 3pm
Master class Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, 2pm

“As they did during the Haydn Quartet that opened the concert, the players impressed with their sure ensemble, lyricism, accurate pitch, handsome sound and technical fluidity.”

- The Boston Globe

The Alexander String Quartet’s annual calendar of concerts includes engagements at major halls throughout North America and Europe. The quartet has appeared at Lincoln Center, the 92nd Street Y, and the Metropolitan Museum in New York City; Jordan Hall in Boston; the Library of Congress and Dumbarton Oaks in Washington; and chamber music societies and universities across the North American continent. Recent overseas tours have brought them to the U.K., the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, France, Greece, the Republic of Georgia, Argentina, Panamá, and the Philippines. They will return to Poland for their debut performances at the Beethoven Easter Festival in 2015.

Program:

Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791) String Quartet No. 22 in B flat major, K. 589 (1790)

Tarik O’Regan (b. 1978), Gradual (2016)

Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975), String Quartet No. 9 in E flat major, Op. 117 (1964)