Takács Quartet
with special guest David Requiro, cello

“One of the world’s greatest quartets” (The New York Times)

Sunday

Apr 24, 2022

3:00PM
Extras

Pre-concert Talk

Pre-concert Talk one hour before performance at 2pm.

Clayton State music professor Dr.Kurt-Alexander Zeller gives engaging, insightful talks about the music, and often plays recorded excerpts of pieces in the program. These talks begin one hour prior to concert time for selected Strings and Vocal series concerts and are free for all ticket-holders.

Members

Edward Dusinberre, violin
Harumi Rhodes, violin
Richard O’Neill, viola
András Fejér, cello
with special guest
David Requiro, cello

Description

About the Artists

The Grammy Award-winning Takács Quartet “has long been one of the most eloquent ensembles in the string-quartet world” (The Plain Dealer).

“Masters of every style and mood” (The Guardian),”the Takács Quartet “have the ability to make you believe that there’s no other possible way the music should go, and the strength to overturn preconceptions that comes only with the greatest performers” (Gramophone).

“The four musicians evoked a kind of Bachian timelessness in the slow movement of Haydn’s quartet. It was as if there was all the time in the world to contemplate the glints and shades in a richly colored and faceted jewel” (Los Angeles Times).

“An extraordinary performance. It explained perhaps the reason for this ensemble’s continuous success: a fresh eyes and enthusiastic approach to every work” (Bachtrack).

 

Program

Concert Program

HAYDN String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20 No. 5
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Five Fantasiestücke, Op. 5
SCHUBERT String Quintet in C major, D. 956

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