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Emerson String Quartet


Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall


PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ONLY REMAINING TICKETS FOR THE EMERSON QUARTET ARE OBSTRUCTED.  Please call the Frist Campus Center box office at 609-258-9220 for tickets.  They are open Monday-Friday 10AM-6PM.  TIckets are no longer for sale online.  Any returned tickets will go on sale at the box office at Richardson Auditorium at 6pm on October 2.

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Concert Classics Series

About the Event

Even Dream Teams must weather the retirement of a superstar. After 35 years of incomparable artistry with David Finckel, the Emerson Quartet has drafted a “young phenom”—44-year-old superstar cellist Paul Watkins, Music Director of the English Chamber Orchestra and longtime member of The Nash Ensemble of London. In Duke University’s The Thread, Watkins said his decision to join the multi-Grammy-winning Quartet was due to “the extraordinary verve and vigor to their playing, which is incredibly infectious—you just get swept up in it. These guys are absolute masters of their instruments, with phenomenally high standards.” Just as important, however, is the “real unanimity of thought” that characterizes this superlative group. “[During ‘tryout’ rehearsals] it felt so natural to make music with these three gents that, before too long, we stopped for some champagne. At that moment, I decided that life in the Emerson Quartet was for me. They’re all romantics at heart.”

Come enjoy this brand new veteran Dream Team.

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HAYDN Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5
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