String Works Series, Part I: Escher String Quartet
String Works Series, Part I: Escher String Quartet

In January, Santa Fe Pro Musica begins its String Works Series, with a concert and master class presented by the Escher String Quartet. The Danish Quartet comes in February, and the series concludes in March with the St. Lawrence Quartet. These concerts are sure to enthrall you with one of the greatest classical music art forms performed by three of the world’s great string quartets.

ESCHER STRING QUARTET
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin
Danbi Um, violin
Pierre Lapointe, viola
Brook Speltz, cello

Free Master Class: Friday, January 12 at 7pm
Concert: Saturday, January 13 at 4pm
St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

HAYDN Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1
GYÖRGY KURTÁG Hommage à Jacob Obrecht
GYÖRGY KURTÁG Hommage à Mihály András (12 Microludes)
BEETHOVEN Quartet in A minor, Op. 132

ESCHER QUARTET FAQS
• Arrived on the world stage in 2005
• Former BBC New Generation Artist
• “…eloquent, full-blooded playing” (BBC Music Magazine)
• Ensemble of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (New York City)
• Former Quartet-in-Residence at Young Artists Programme (Canada National Arts Centre); The Itzhak Perlman Music Program (Shelter Island, NY), and currently at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX
• Unusual collaborations with jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman, vocalist Kurt Elling, legendary Latin artist Paquito D’Rivera and Grammy Award-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux
• Awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2013
• Takes its name from the Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher, inspired by Escher’s method of interplay between individual components working together to form a whole
• Escher String Quartet plays Ravel in Hawaiian lava tube! Click Here

Look for our next eblast to learn more about the music and the master class.

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets range from $20-$80.
SFPM Box Office
505.988.4640 | www.sfpromusica.org
Tickets Santa Fe at the Lensic
505.988.1234 | www.ticketssantafe.org

Discounts for students, teachers, groups, and families are available exclusively through the SFPM Box Office.

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