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Dover Quartet

HAYDN String Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2, The Fifths
LIGETI String Quartet No. 1, Métamorphoses nocturnes
DVOŘÁK String Quartet in G major, Op. 106

2021 Grammy Nominee

Heralded as “the young American string quartet of the moment” by the New Yorker, the Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition, at which they took home every prize. Winner of the Cleveland Quartet Award and honored with a coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Dover has become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world, praised for finding clarity in complex works, with an incisive rhythmic sense and an uncommon sensitivity to color and phrasing. The quartet was recently appointed as the first Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence at the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, a post designed to integrate teaching and performance with state-of-the art digital technologies—and this online Cal Performances concert promises to be one of the early products of this new creative endeavor. In this program, the musicians will play one of Haydn’s most ambitious quartets; Ligeti’s first string quartet, composed while he was still living in communist Hungary; and Dvořák’s poetic and expressive penultimate quartet.

Stream Premiere

Dec 10, 2020, 7pm
Add to Calendar 12/10/2020 07:00 pm 12/10/2020 08:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Dover Quartet Dover Quartet https://calperformances.org/events/2020-21/at-home/dover-quartet/
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Stream Premiere

Dec 10, 2020, 7pm
Add to Calendar 12/10/2020 07:00 pm 12/10/2020 08:30 pm America/Los_Angeles Dover Quartet Dover Quartet https://calperformances.org/events/2020-21/at-home/dover-quartet/
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