Stradivari Anniversary Concert: Dover Quartet [Concert]

Dover Quartet
Catapulted to prominence after sweeping the 2013 Banff Competition, the young, spirited Dover Quartet has become a sought-after ensemble. Its“glorious timbral richness” (Sunday Times) helped earn the group two coveted distinctions in the chamber music world: the Cleveland Quartet Award and the Avery Fisher Career Grant. Back-to-back concerts present two chances to hear them play the Library’s Strads in a thoughtful Austrian program, opening with Viktor Ullmann’s third quartet, written in the Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1943, followed by works by two of his teachers: Arnold Schoenberg and Alexander Zemlinsky.


Pre-Concert Lecture
6:30 pm–Whittall Pavilion
“Conserving the Paintings in the Whittall Pavilion”
Arthur Page, Chief Conservator and Kathryn Campbell, Senior Conservator, Page Conservation, Inc.



String Quartet no. 3, op. 46

String Quartet in D major (1897)

String Quartet no. 2, op. 15


Additional Ticketing Information

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