Emerson String Quartet

Venue Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, South Bank

Dates 21 Sep 2019

Emerson String Quartet - Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, South Bank - Tickets


Eugene Drucker- violin
Philip Setzer - violin
Lawrence Dutton - viola
Paul Watkins - cello


HAYDN String Quartet in D major,op 71 no 2
BARTÓK String Quartet no 1 in A minor
BEETHOVEN String Quartet no 8 in E minor, op 59 no 2 ’Razumovsky’
Presented in Association with Brisbane Festival
Tour supported by the Musica Viva Amadeus Society

Perhaps the most celebrated string quartet ever to emerge from the USA, the Emerson String Quartet is making its first Australian tour in over 19 years. Founded in 1976 and with only one personnel change in all that time, the ensemble has stacked up more than 30 recordings and countless awards. With such a pedigree, it is no surprise that the Emerson’s play with masterly warmth and ease: a spontaneous confidence and joy.

Naturally enough, this master string quartet has chosen to play a program of great masterpieces. Haydn and Beethoven were writing with their audience very much in mind, and their quartets are full of attention-grabbing highlights and dreamy slow movements, while the vitality of folk music shapes the quartets of Bartók.


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A Reserve 
Adult: $110
Concession: $96
Under 40: $40

B Reserve 
Adult: $83
Concession: $72
Under 40: $40

C Reserve
Adult: $58
Concession: $50
Under 40: $40

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