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CANCELLED: Hagen Quartet

Apr 23

Performance Dates

  • Thu Apr 23 2020 7:30 PM


Meany Hall – Katharyn Alvord Gerlich Theater

This event has been CANCELLED. Ticketholders have the option to: 

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A connoisseur’s ideal of intuitive playing and pure musical focus, the Hagen Quartet has been called “the pinnacle of musicality” (Die Presse). Founded in Salzburg in 1981, the quartet is comprised of three Hagen siblings — first violinist Lukas, violist Veronika and cellist Clemens — joined by second violinist Rainer Schmidt. For this extremely rare West Coast appearance, the Hagen Quartet performs quartets by Shostakovich and Mendelssohn, along with Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums), one of Puccini’s few non-operatic works, an emotional elegy written in a single night.

The ideal string quartet.
— Los Angeles Times



SHOSTAKOVICH: Quartet No. 10 in A-flat Major, Op. 118

PUCCINI: Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)

MENDELSSOHN: Quartet No.1 in E-flat Major, Op. 12

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