SHOSTAKOVICHQuartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 122
BRAHMSPiano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34
Each time the Takács Quartet walks on stage for Cal Performances, its four players invite Berkeley audiences to experience a new dimension of this superlative ensemble's musical artistry. Returning after last season's heroic cycle of the complete Beethoven quartets, the Takács welcomes commanding pianist Garrick Ohlsson for Brahms' inventive and richly contrapuntal Piano Quintet, plus the first of Mozart's ebullient Prussian quartets and Shostakovich's brooding Eleventh Quartet.
Tetzlaff Quartet (Sun, Nov 12)
Takács Quartet; Garrick Ohlsson, piano (Sun, Dec 10)
Musicians from Marlboro (Sun, Jan 28)
St. Lawrence String Quartet (Sun, Feb 18)
Sun, Dec 10, 2017, 2pm
With Nalini Ghuman, Frederick A. Rice Professor of Music and head of the music department at Mills College, and Cal Performances executive and artistic director Matías Tarnopolsky.
Free to ticket holders.
Major support for public programs provided by Bank of America.
Program notes are available online. [PDF]
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