Midday Masters I — Stanford University
Jun
24
12:00 PM12:00

Midday Masters I — Stanford University

Free Admission

The St. Lawrence String Quartet is joined by tenor Paul Groves and pianist Laura Dahl for VAUGHAN WILLIAMS lush song cycle, “On Wenlock Edge,” based on A. E. Housman’s wistful poems about growing up in the English countryside. Then, cellist Michael Kannen, violist Maria Lambros, St. Lawrence String Quartet violinist Owen Dalby, and Danish Quartet members Frederik Øland (violin) and Asbjørn Nørgaard (viola) perform MOZART String Quintet K. 516, his second “viola quintet”—a stormy work in the brooding key of G minor.

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Midday Masters II — Stanford University
Jun
26
12:00 PM12:00

Midday Masters II — Stanford University

Free Admission

Violinist Geoff Nuttall is joined by cellist Alasdair Tait and pianist Pedja Muzijevic for HAYDN Piano Trio No. 41, a nod to the biblical story of Jacob’s ladder that reaches the heavens and bridges the earthly and the divine. The concert closes with pianist Stephen Prutsman and the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing the jubilant and exquisitely dramatic DOHNÁNYI Piano Quintet No. 1.

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Midday Masters III — Stanford University
Jun
28
12:00 PM12:00

Midday Masters III — Stanford University

Free Admission

A recent St. Lawrence String Quartet marathon performance of all six HAYDN Op. 20 String Quartets was hailed as “in-your-face exhilarating” by the Los Angeles Times. Join the SLSQ for the second of the HAYDN Op. 20s on a program that also includes DUPARC Three Songs performed by tenor Paul Groves and pianist Stephen Prutsman, and MOZART Piano Quartet No. 1, the first major work composed for piano quartet in the chamber music repertoire, featuring Danish Quartet violinist Frederik Øland, violist Maria Lambros, cellist Michael Kannen, and pianist Pedja Muzijevic.

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Spoleto Festival USA — Charleston, SC
May
24
to May 27

Spoleto Festival USA — Charleston, SC

SLSQ returns as ensemble-in-residence at the Dock Street Theatre at the beginning of a three-week chamber music extravaganza, directed by Geoff Nuttall. Performances will feature DOHNÁNYI Piano Quintet with Stephen Prutsman, HAYDN “Emperor” Quartet, Op. 76 no. 3, and PAUL WIANCKO Oboe Quintet, featuring James Austin Smith.

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Stanford Live
Oct
14
2:30 PM14:30

Stanford Live

BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18 no. 4
MESSIAEN Pièce pour piano et quatuor à cordes (1991); O Sacrum Convivium (1937); Louange à l'Eternité de Jésus, from Quatuor pour la fin du temps (1941)

MENDELSSOHN Sextet for piano and strings in D major, Op. 110
    with Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

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