Pacifica Quartet, String Quartet

Pacifica Quartet, String Quartet

November 13, 2016
7:30 p.m.

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“remarkable expressive range and tonal beauty…. their alluring sound proved breathtaking” (The New York Times)

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert Series

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature over the past two decades as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in March 2012, the Pacifica was also the quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009–2012) – a position that has otherwise been held only by the Guarneri String Quartet – and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.

HAYDN Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1, Hob. III:75
SHOSTAKOVICH Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
BEETHOVEN Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1

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