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Pacifica String Quartet

Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 4pm

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as one of the finest chamber ensembles. Returning to our series, they will be playing works by Haydn, Shostakovich and Mendelssohn.

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Quartet in G major, Op. 76, No. 1 Franz Joseph Haydn
     Allegro con spirito (1732 - 1809)
     Adagio sostenuto  
     Menuetto (Presto)  
     Finale: Allegro ma non troppo  
Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 Dimitri Shostakovich
     Allegretto (1906 - 1975)
     Moderato con moto  
     Allegro non troppo  
     Adagio - attacca  
Quartet in a minor, Op. 13, "Ist Es Wahr?" (Is it True?) Felix Mendelssohn
     Adagio; Allegro vivace (1809 - 1847)
     Adagio non lento  
     Intermezzo: Allegretto con moto  


 Program is subject to change

Pacifica Quartet appears by special arrangement with MKI Artists


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