Repertoire Archive

*2017-2018 season repertoire
^ works commissioned/written for and premiered by the Aizuri Quartet

String Quartets

^Peter Askim (b. 1971): String Quartet (2016)
Samuel Barber: Adagio from String Quartet in B Minor, Op. 11
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 1, Sz. 40
*Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): These Memories May Be True (2012)
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18 No. 6
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C major, Op. 59 No. 3
*Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (with Grosse Fuge Op.
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
*Ludwig van Beethoven: Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
*Hildegard von Bingen: Columba aspexit (arr. for string quartet)
Alban Berg: String Quartet, Op. 3
Nicola Campogrande (b. 1969): Rimedi per l’anima (2011)
^Stephen Dankner (b. 1944): String Quartet No. 19 (2016)
Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
*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: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20 No. 5
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1
*Joseph Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Op. 51
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 64 No. 3
Leoš Janáček: String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata”
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 44 No. 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in G Major, K. 387
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in D Major, K. 575
*Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 3 (1987)
*Akira Nishimura (b. 1959): String Quartet No. 5, “Shesha” (2013)
^Rene Orth (b. 1985): Stripped (2015)
Giacomo Puccini: Crisantemi
*Steve Reich (b.1936): Different Trains (1988)
*Robert Schumann: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41 No. 3
^Yevgeniy Sharlat (b. 1977): RIPEFG (2016)
^Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): Blueprint (2016)
Jean Sibelius: String Quartet Op. 56, “Voces Intimae”
^Gabriella Smith (b. 1991): Carrot Revolution (2015)
Mark-Anthony Turnage (b. 1960): Contusion (2014)
^Rodney Waschka II (b. 1958): String Quartet No. 4 (2016)
*Anton Webern: Langsamer Satz
^Alyssa Weinberg (b. 1988): Parallels (2014)
*^Paul Wiancko (b. 1983): LIFT (2016)
Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade

Collaborative Works

*^Kinan Azmeh (b. 1976): New Work TBD
*^Lembit Beecher (b. 1980): Sophia’s Forest (2017), chamber opera with string quartet,
percussion, and electronically controlled sound sculptures
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Johannes Brahms: Viola Quintet in G Major, Op. 111
Anatoly Drozdov: Piano Quintet Op. 11
John Dowland: Four Songs (arranged for soprano and string quartet)
*Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Osvaldo Golijov (b. 1960): Lúa Descolorida (2002), soprano and string quartet
Jennifer Higdon (b. 1960): In the Shadow of Sirius (2012), soprano and string quartet
^Andrew Lipke (b. 1978): Anniversary (2014), string quartet and speaker
Based on the poem “Anniversary” by Denice Frohman
^Andrew Lipke (b. 1978): My Love (2014), string quartet and singer/guitar
Felix Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581
*^Multiple Composers: Suite of Micro-commissions for Clarinet and String Quartet (2018)
Franz Schubert: Cello Quintet in C Major, D. 956
*Caroline Shaw (b. 1982): By and By, singer and string quartet
*Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Scherzo for String Octet, Op. 11
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57
*Kojiro Umezaki (b. 1968): (Cycles) what falls must rise for shakuhachi, string quartet,
and electronics (2009)
Dan Welcher (b. 1948): Museon Polemos (2012), string octet