Dover Quartet
Joseph Conyers, double bass

Tuesday, April 04, 2023 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

This concert is supported in part by Dilys Winegrad, in memory of Saul Winegrad

Known for their “expert musicianship, razor-sharp ensemble, and deep musical feeling” (Chicago Tribune), the Dover Quartet returns to the PCMS stage with Philadelphia Orchestra double-bassist Joseph Conyers, “a lyrical musician who plays with authenticity that transcends mere technique” (Grand Rapids Press). Following string quartets by Joseph Haydn and George Walker, Conyers and the Dover unite for Antonín Dvořák’s lush, richly-textured Quintet in G Major, Op. 77. 

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, The Joke
Walker: Quartet No. 1
Dvořák: Quintet in G Major, Op. 77

The Artist(s)

Dover Quartet
Dover Quartet
Named one of the greatest string quartets of the last 100 years by BBC Music Magazine, the GRAMMY® nominated Dover Quartet has followed a “practically meteoric” (Strings) trajectory to become one of the most in-demand chamber ensembles in the world. In addition to its faculty role as the Penelope P.… Read More
Joseph Conyers, double bass
Joseph H. Conyers was appointed assistant principal bass of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2010 and has been acting associate principal since 2017. He joined the Orchestra after tenures with the Atlanta Symphony; the Grand Rapids Symphony, where he served as principal bass; and the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. Described by the Grand Rapids Press as “a lyrical musician who plays with authenticity that transcends mere technique,” Mr.… Read More

Videos

Dover Quartet | Dvořák's String Quartet No. 12 in F Major
Joseph Conyers | Ave Maria
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Jonathan Coopersmith at 6:30 pm

Master Classes

The Dover Quartet will give a master class on Tue., Apr. 4 at 10 am at Temple University.