Jasper Quartet
Sarah Shafer, soprano

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 7:30 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Philadelphia is home to a multitude of astonishingly gifted musicians and ensembles, five of whom (the Jasper Quartet and Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Winner Shafer) are highlighted in the second of a two-part concert dedicated to works by living female composers. Note: Tickets to the original 11/20 date will admit you on 5/26.

Fung: Quartet No. 1
WashingtonMiddleground
WolfeDig Deep
ShawBy & By (w/ Shafer)
HigdonIn the Shadow of Sirius (w/ Shafer)

This concert is supported in part by Grant Greapentrog.

The Artist(s)

Jasper Quartet
Jasper Quartet
Winner of the prestigious CMA Cleveland Quartet Award, Philadelphia's Jasper String Quartet is the Professional Quartet in Residence at Temple University's Center for Gifted Young Musicians and the Founder and Artistic Director of Jasper Chamber Concerts. The Quartet launched their inaugural season of Jasper Chamber Concerts in 2016, a series in Philadelphia devoted to world class performances of masterworks from around the world and Philadelphia,… Read More
Sarah Shafer, soprano
Praised by the Philadelphia Inquirer  for her “crystalline sound, perfectly true intonation, glowing warmth, and total presence” and named “remarkable, artistically mature … a singer to watch” by Opera News, soprano Sarah Shafer actively appears on the leading operatic and concert stages of the world. The 2018 – 2019 season saw Ms.… Read More

Videos

Virtual Summer Concert No.2: The Jasper Quartet
Sarah Shafer sings Emily's Aria from "Our Town" by Ned Rorem
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR