Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

DECEMBER 18 at 8 PM  Stradivari Anniversary Concert

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Mira Wang and

Coolidge Auditorium

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At this year’s Stradivari Anniversary concert the St. Lawrence String Quartet will be joined by violist Hsin-Yun Huang for a performance of Mozart’s hauntingly beautiful G-minor string quintet. The Mozart is paired with a suite of dances by Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff, and the concert will close with one of Beethoven’s final profound statements. The combination of five magnificent instruments plus five wonderful musicians promises to propel you into the Strad-isphere.
Photo credits: Marco Borggreve (St. Lawrence String Quartet); Lin Li (Hsin-Yun Huang)

SCHULHOFF

Five Pieces for String Quartet

MOZART

String Quintet in G minor, K. 516

BEETHOVEN

String Quartet in C-sharp minor, op. 131

PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)
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