WQXR's Obeythoven Festival: Experience all of Beethoven’s String Quartets up-close-and-personal

Thursday, November 29, 2012

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The Orion Quartet, the Afiara Quartet, the Amphion Quartet, the Attacca Quartet, the Jasper Quartet and other notable Beethoven interpreters performed.  Last year’s piano sonata marathon was one of the highlights of Beethoven Awareness Month, and you won’t want to miss the 2012 epochal journey.  

Hosted by Midge Woolsey (morning) and Bill McGlaughlin (evening).

PROGRAM ONE

Afiara String Quartet

Quartet No. 1 in F Major,  Op. 18, No. 1

Amphion String Quartet

Quartet No. 11 in F minor,  Op. 95

Attacca Quartet

Quartet No. 2 in G Major,  Op. 18, No 2

Afiara String Quartet

Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor,  Op. 131

 

PROGRAM TWO

Ying  Quartet

Quartet No. 4 in C minor,  Op. 18, No. 4

American String Quartet

Quartet No. 7 in F Major,  Op. 59, No. 1

Ying Quartet

Quartet No. 15 in A minor,  Op. 132

 

PROGRAM THREE

Parker Quartet

Quartet No. 3 in D Major,  Op. 18, No. 3

Students from Julliard

Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major,  Op. 74

American String Quartet

Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major,  Op. 130 (with
Grosse Fuge)

 

PROGRAM FOUR

Amphion String Quartet 

Quartet No. 6 in B-flat Major,  Op. 18, No. 6

Cecilia String Quartet

Quartet No. 8 in E minor,  Op. 59, No. 2

Orion String Quartet

Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major,  Op. 127

 

PROGRAM FIVE

Students from Julliard

Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op .18, No. 5

Jasper String Quartet

Quartet No. 9 in C Major,  Op. 59, No. 3

Orion String Quartet

Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135

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