Youthful Britten

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a an all-Britten program that focuses on the works of his youth. Performers include the Orion and Escher String Quartets.

Program details: 

Britten: Three Divertimentos for String Quartet
— Orion String Quartet. Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello.

Britten: Phantasy Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 2
— James Austin Smith, oboe; Daniel Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello.

Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D major for Strings, Op. 25
— Escher String Quartet. Adam Barnett-Hart, Aaron Boyd, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; Dane Johansen, cello.

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