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2017-18 Quartets

Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): These Memories May be True (2012)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74
Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit (arr. for string quartet)
Carlo Gesualdo: O tenebroso giorno, “Io Parto” e non più dissi (arr. for string quartet)
Sofia Gubaidulina (b. 1931): String Quartet No. 4 (1993)
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 No. 2
Joseph Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51
Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
Akira Nishimura (b. 1959): String Quartet No. 5, “Shesha” (2013)
Steve Reich (b.1936): Different Trains (1988)
Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): RIPEFG (2016)
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint (2016)
Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution (2015)
Robert Schumann: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41 No. 3
Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz
Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT (2016)

2017-18 Collaborations

*Kinan Azmeh (b. 1976): New Work TBD
*Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): Sophia’s Forest, chamber opera with string quartet,
percussion, and electronically controlled sound sculptures (2018)
Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 with pianist Jonathan Biss
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): By and By, singer and string quartet
*Suite of Micro-commissions for Clarinet and String Quartet (2018)
Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Kojiro Umezaki (b. 1968): (Cycles) what falls must rise for shakuhachi, string quartet,
and electronics (2009)

* denotes works to be premiered during the 2017-18 season