Emerson String Quartet (Photo: Lisa Mazzuccos)
Additional Emerson String Quartet performances are on:
The 2017–18 season marks the Emerson String Quartet’s 38th year in residence at the Smithsonian. The Grammy Award-winning ensemble (violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton, and cellist Paul Watkins) offers a repertoire that includes masterworks by Purcell, Beethoven, Britten, and Shostakovich, as well as a solo recital featuring Watkins.
Purcell: Chacony in G minor
Britten: String Quartet No. 2 in C major, Op. 36 (1945)
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 15 in E-flat minor, Op. 144 (1974)
Individual concerts on sale only; no subscription available.
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All programs subject to change.
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