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The Emerson String Quartet 2017-2018 Concert Series

Evening Performance

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Code: 1P0605

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Emerson String Quartet (Photo: Lisa Mazzuccos)

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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.


Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 130
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138 (1970)
Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133


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