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Emerson String Quartet 2015-2016 Concert Series (36th Season)

Evening Performance

View this year's Emerson String Quartet concerts!

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Code: 1P0468

The performances were everything we have come to expect from this superb ensemble: technically resourceful, musically insightful, cohesive, full of character and always interesting. —The New York Times

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 36th year at the Smithsonian. Violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton, and cellist Paul Watkins perform a season that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek.

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Sun., Jan. 17, 2016
Solo recital with Lawrence Dutton, violist
With Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, violin and Michael Brown, piano

Matt Van Brink: The Heart Grows Fonder (2015; Washington, D.C. premiere)
Arvo Part: Fratres for Violin and Piano (1977, 1980)                
Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1919)                          
Johannes Brahms: Trio In E-flat Major, Opus 40 (1865)  


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Baird Auditorium
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