St. Lawrence String Quartet plays Haydn, Beethoven and Adams
Thursday, October 29, 2015
The St. Lawrence String Quartet performed Haydn, Beethoven and the New York premiere of John Adam's Second String Quartet at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, Oct. 29. WQXR broadcast the concert live from Carnegie Hall, hosted by WQXR morning host Jeff Spurgeon and John Schaefer from WNYC's New Sounds.
The St. Lawrence String Quartet was founded in Canada in 1989. New York-based violinist Owen Dalby, co-founder of Carnegie Hall affiliate ensemble Decoda, joined as the newest member in June 2015. In residence at Stanford University since 1999, the ensemble has also held residencies at the Juilliard School and Yale University.
Haydn: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
John Adams: Second Quartet (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Beethoven: String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131
St. Lawrence String Quartet
Geoff Nuttall, Violin
Owen Dalby, Violin
Lesley Robertson, Viola
Christopher Costanza, Cello
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