Da Camera presents Elias String Quartet
The internationally acclaimed Elias String Quartet returns with two distinct programs. Over two nights, the Elias Quartet traces the history of British music from Purcell to Britten to esteemed contemporary composer Sally Beamish. Anchoring their programs are two great masterpieces by Schubert and Schumann.
On March 18, the performance will include Fantasias by 17th-century English composer Henry Purcell and Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36 by 20th century composer, conductor and pianist Edward Benjamin Britten, along with String Quartet in A Minor, D. 804, “Rosamunde” by Franz Schubert.
On March 19, the performance will include the U.S. premiere of String Quartet No. 4 “Nine Fragments,” a newly commissioned work by esteemed contemporary British composer Sally Beamish, along with a selection of Scottish folk songs and String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 41 No. 1 by Robert Schumann.