Musica Viva – Emerson String Quartet

Monday 16 September 2019 at 7pm
Llewellyn Hall ANU Canberra

The celebrated Emerson String Quartet is making its first Australian tour in more than 19 years. Founded in 1976, and with all but one of its members unchanged, the ensemble has made more than 30 recordings and won many awards.

This interview with State Manager ACT for Musica Viva, Christina Cook, includes the 1st movement of Mozart’s String Quartet no 21, played by the Emerson String Quartet

In Canberra the quartet will play

  • MOZART String Quartet no 21 in D major, K575
  • DVOŘÁK String Quartet no 10 in E-flat major, op 51
  • SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet no 5 in B-flat major, op 92

The musicians are:

  • Eugene Drucker violin
  • Philip Setzer violin
  • Lawrence Dutton viola
  • Paul Watkins cello 

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