Vera Quartet Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Roberto Díaz, viola
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About This Performance
In just three years as an ensemble, the Vera Quartet has earned top prizes at several competitions and is currently part of Astral and quartet-in-residence at the Curtis Institute. Featuring esteemed violist and Curtis President Roberto Díaz, their PCMS debut program showcases Mendelssohn’s late masterpiece: his B-flat Major String Quintet, a work that melds the exuberance of the composer’s celebrated String Octet with the technical and emotive growth of the intervening years.
Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1, Hob.III:75
Brodhead: Quartet World Premiere/PCMS Commission
Mendelssohn: String Quintet in B-flat Major, Op. 87
This concert is supported by the Alexander Schneider Foundation.