April 28, 2014
Yi-Weng Jiang, violin | Weigang Li, violin | Honggang Li, viola | Nicholas Tzavaras, cello
The "superb" (New York Times) Shanghai Quartet is one of the world's foremost ensembles. Their "illuminating" (Washington Post) interpretations of both classical and contemporary works fill over 30 albums, and their "ravishingly polished" (LA Times) live performances are in demand everywhere. Join them for works by Hadyn, Dvořák, and a Polish master Krzysztof Penderecki's most recent quartet, composed especially for the Shanghai's.
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, op. 76, no. 2 ("Quinten")
String Quartet No. 3: Leaves from an Unwritten Diary
String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, op. 105
Watch Shanghai Quartet perform Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13: