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The Chicago Ensemble: Piano Quartets - Mozart, Copland, Taneyev

4/14/2013  3:00pm - 5:00pm
International House at University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th Street
Price: $25.00
Composer: Handel, Kallor, Martinu, Chausson, Ravel
Instrument: Mezzo-soprano, flute, cello, piano
Period: Baroque, Romantic, modern, contemporary
Keywords: chamber music, Handel, Kallor, Martinu, Chausson, Ravel
Tickets: BUY TICKETS!

 

Explore the art of the piano quartet with works by three very different composers from three different eras Europe, the United States and Russia. This program offers the rare opportunity to hear Mozart's less-often-performed Quartet No. 2, along with a quartet that shows a surprising side of Aaron Copland and a grand Romantic work by Russian master Alexander Taneyev.

 

Stephen Boe, violin • Paul Vanderwerf, viola • Andrew Snow, cello • Gerald Rizzer, piano

 

Mozart Quartet No. 2 in Eb Major, K. 493, for violin, viola, cello and piano

Copland Quartet (1950), for violin, viola, cello and piano

Taneyev Quartet in E Minor, op. 20, for violin, viola, cello and piano

Free reception begins 30 minutes before the concert.