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St. Lawrence string Quartet

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Saturday, 10 December 2016 — 2:30pm
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  • Joseph Haydn
    Quatuor à cordes op. 20 n° 1
  • John Adams
    String Quartet n° 2 (création française)
  • Leoš Janácek
    Quatuor à cordes n° 1 "Sonate à Kreutzer"
  • Joseph Haydn
    Quatuor à cordes op. 20 n° 2


  • St. Lawrence String Quartet
  • Geoff Nuttall, violin
  • Owen Dalby, violin
  • Lesley Robertson, viola
  • Christopher Costanza, cello
John Adam’s Second Quartet, first performed in January 2015 was specially written for the St. Lawrence String Quartet with whom the composer has collaborated for many years.The music develops out of small Beethovenian fragments - the Opus 110 and 111 Piano Sonatas, one of the variations from the Diabelli, which are then carried off to unknown territories.


String Quartet No. 25 in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2: III. Minuet: Allegretto
String Quartet No. 28 in E-Flat Major, Op. 20, No. 1: I. Allegro moderato
String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata": I. Adagio. Con Moto