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CANCELED – Dover String Quartet


Thursday, April 16, 2020, 8:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall


Due to the developing COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic, Princeton University is implementing policies to ensure the health and safety of the community by temporarily discouraging gatherings of large groups of people in close proximity. In accordance with the university’s decision, Princeton University Concerts regrets to announce that the upcoming performance of the Dover String Quartet on Thursday, April 16, 2020 has been canceled.


Thank you to our ticketholders who were able to donate their tickets, as this outbreak has already caused significant financial impact on artists and arts presenters around the world. All other ticketholders will receive refunds, which are being processed. If you have questions, please contact us by email or by phone 609.258.2800.

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About the Event

It has only been six years since the Dover Quartet swept every prize at the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, when they were just 24 years old. In that time, they have stunned the field with a “practically meteoric” (Strings) rise to becoming one of the most in-demand ensembles internationally, making their Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium debut, serving as the Quartet-in-Residence at the Kennedy Center, and smoothly sailing from one coveted prize to the next — from the Avery Fisher Career Grant to the Cleveland Quartet Award. The prolific career of such young performers is well matched to the program they bring for their Princeton debut: Mozart was just 29 when he wrote his famous “Dissonance” quartet; Ravel was 28 when he took to the form. Separated by centuries, composer and performer transcend their common ages; they prove that, within the timelessness of music, there is so much to do — and so much time.

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Joel Link, Violin | Bryan Lee, Violin | Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, Viola | Camden Shaw, Cello

MOZART Quartet in C Major, K. 465, “Dissonance”
BARTÓK Quartet No. 2
RAVEL Quartet in F Major

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