A Co-Presentation with the Shepherd School of Music's weeklong celebration of Franz Joseph Haydn
Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:30 PM
AXELROD STRING QUARTET
Genesis and Genius
From the Smithsonian Institute,
The Axelrod String Quartet makes its auspicious
debut with Houston Early Music. Marc Destrubé and Marilyn McDonald (violins), James Dunham (viola) and Kenneth Slowik, (’cello) will perform three great Haydn String Quartets on period instruments. In addition to their Friday night concert program of Haydn’s String Quartets Op. 20, No. 2 in C, Op. 50,
No 4 in f# and Op. 77, No. 2 in F, Axelrod Quartet members will also engage in panel discussions, masterclasses, and a lecture-recital included in the Haydn Revealed weeklong celebration.
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6:45 PM Pre-concert talk by James Webster,
Goldwin Smith Professor Emeritus of Music,
Cornell University and author of Haydn’s Farewell Symphony and The Idea of Classical Style.