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Courtesy of the Leipzig String Quartet

Courtesy of the Leipzig String Quartet

Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 2:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium)
LEIPZIG STRING QUARTET

With recent performances in Europe, Israel, Africa, Central and South America, Australia, and Asia, the Leipzig String Quartet performs time and again with passion and true artistry. Stemming from the renowned Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, the group is known for its versatility and mastery, finding deep emotions in modern music as well as the standard classical quartet repertoire. With a program featuring a Romantic era classic by Borodin and favorites by Debussy and Stravinsky, they will demonstrate some of their most dramatic works, highlights from their 50 recordings. Free tickets required (advance tickets are sold out, RUSH tickets may be obtained beginning at 12:00pm on March 21).

PROGRAM
BORODIN String Quartet no. 2 in D major
STRAVINSKY Three Pieces for String Quartet
WAGNER Albumblatt für Cosima Wagner
DEBUSSY Premier quatuor in G minor, op. 10

Program Notes

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