Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Ventura Missionary Church
500 High Point Drive, Ventura, CA
“What’s the Score?” Pre-Concert Lecture with Nuvi Mehta at 6:45 pm
Needing no introduction for classical music devotees, the revered Emerson String Quartet is considered by many as the foremost chamber ensemble in the world. With an unparalleled list of achievements over three decades, including more than thirty acclaimed recordings, nine Grammy awards, including two for Best Classical Album and the coveted Avery Fisher Prize, the Emerson String Quartet has graced the stages of all the word’s music capitals and continues to perform with their benchmark mastery, energy and commitment.
The Festival’s Tuesday program will feature the last quartets of Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.
|String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590:
“Prussian No. 3” (1790)
|W. A. Mozart|
|String Quartet No. 67 in F Major,
Op. 77, No. 2 (1799)
|F. J. Haydn|
|String Quartet No. 16 in F Major,
Op. 135 (1826)
|L. v. Beethoven|
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