Stradivari Anniversary Concert: Dover Quartet [Concert]


STRADIVARI ANNIVERSARY 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.

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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.

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Program

ULLMANN
String Quartet no. 3, op. 46

SCHOENBERG
String Quartet in D major (1897)

ZEMLINSKY
String Quartet no. 2, op. 15

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Additional Ticketing Information

Reserved seats not claimed by five minutes before the scheduled start of the event will be distributed to RUSH patrons. For more information about RUSH visit www.loc.gov/concerts/tickets.html

For patrons unable to obtain a reservation, we still encourage attendance—while there is no guarantee of seating due to the intimate size of some spaces, patrons are almost always able to be accommodated.

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