Claude Debussy’s innovations made modern music possible. His only string quartet, the first truly Impressionist-style chamber music, opened a new era for the string quartet. Surrounding Debussy’s iconic work are Czech novelties both traditional and modernist, plus a milestone work of the German school, Brahms’s mighty A major Piano Quartet.
Suk | Elegie for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 23 (1902)
Janácek | Sonata for Violin and Piano (1914-15)
Debussy | Quartet in G minor for Strings, Op. 10 (1893)
Brahms | Quartet No. 2 in A major for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 26 (1861)
Juho Pohjonen, piano
Danbi Um, violin
Richard O’Neill, viola
Jan Vogler, cello
Escher String Quartet – Adam Barnett-Hart, Brendan Speltz, violin, Pierre Lapointe, viola, Brook Speltz, cello
The box office is open Monday-Friday noon to 5:00 p.m. and on performance days.
Transportation: Red Line – LakeBrown, Green, Pink, and Orange Lines – State/Lake or Washington/WabashBlue Line – Washington. Multiple bus options as we are located just east of Michigan and Randolph.