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Beethoven's "Razumovsky" Quartet

Beethoven's "Razumovsky" Quartet

May 10, 3:00 p.m.Samueli Theater

ARTISTS
Orli Shaham, piano and host
Dennis Kim, violin
Bridget Dolkas, violin
Meredith Crawford, viola
Benjamin Smolen, flute
Rose Corrigan, bassoon
Warren Hagerty, cello


PROGRAM
LESHNOFF: Radiance for Piano Quintet
BEETHOVEN: Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, “Razumovsky”

The first in a series of three string quartets commissioned by the Russian ambassador in Vienna, Count Razumovsky, Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 7 is notorious for its technical demands. The concert opens with Leshnoff’s “Radiance” for Piano Quintet and Beethoven’s Trio for Piano, Flute and Bassoon. Enjoy coffee, tea and pastries in the intimate Samueli Theater as host and Orli Shaham guides you through the program.