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Emerson String Quartet
July 26, 2020 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This special preview and Q&A with the chamber ensemble is scheduled in conjunction with the planned appearance by the Emerson String Quartet as part of An Appalachian Summer Festival’s 2021 season.
The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its status as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles for more than four decades. “With musicians like this,” wrote a reviewer for The Times (London), “there must be some hope for humanity.” The quartet has made more than 30 acclaimed recordings, and has been honored with nine Grammys® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year” award. The quartet collaborates with some of today’s most esteemed composers to premiere new works, keeping the string quartet form alive and relevant. The group has partnered in performance with such stellar soloists as Reneé Fleming, Barbara Hannigan, Evgeny Kissin, Emanuel Ax, and Yefim Bronfman.
To learn more about Emerson String Quartet: http://www.emersonquartet.com/
Photo credit: Jurgen Frank
Following its scheduled broadcast, this event will be available to view for the duration of the festival. You may access it here or on our YouTube channel.