STRADIVARI ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Cecilia String Quartet
Rising stars in the quartet world, Canada’s Cecilia String Quartet performs on the Library’s Stradivari instruments, marking the 60th anniversary of Gertrude Clarke Whittall’s gift. Framed by Mozart and Mendelssohn, the program includes Sofia Gubaidulina’s Quartet no. 1, and introduces one of the winners from the Cecilia’s ongoing project celebrating Canadian women composers, Kati Agócs’s Tantric Variations.
Presented in association with the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, in commemoration of Canada 150
Pre-Concert Conversation with the Artists
6:30 pm–Whittall Pavilion
Quartet in D minor, K. 421
String Quartet no. 1
Tantric Variations (U.S. Premiere)
String Quartet in E minor, op. 44, no. 2
Additional Ticketing Information
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