The Fine Arts Quartet in its first visit to LDSM brings us Penderecki's Quartet No.3 – a first performance at LDSM. From Haydn's last completed string quartet, written for Prince Lobkowitz, turn to Beethoven's first quartets, Op.18, three of which may be heard later in the festival and also written for the Prince. All three of Schubert's final quartets are programmed this year and tonight closes with his penultimate quartet, Death and the Maiden, premièred by the Schuppanzigh Quartet.
9:00pm, Monday 4 August 2014
A £26 B £18 C £10 RV Zoned Seating
Haydn String Quartet in F major, Op.77 No.2 25'
Penderecki Quartet No.3 Leaves of an unwritten diary 19'
Schubert String Quartet in D minor Death and the Maiden, D810 36'
The Fine Arts Quartet ranks among the most distinguished ensembles of modern times, with an illustrious history of performing success and an extensive recording legacy. Founded in Chicago in 1946, and based at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee since 1963, the Quartet is one of the elite few to have recorded and toured internationally for over half a century.