Franz Joseph Haydn
Quartet in D major, Opus 50 No.6
Quartet in E flat major, Opus 51
Quartet in A minor, D804 “Rosamunde”
We are pleased to introduce a new ensemble to our audience, —Escher Quartet.
“The Escher String Quartet played with passionate elegance and deep feeling.” –New York Times
“Clearly one of the finest quartets of their generation.” –The Guardian (London)
“Virtuosity…was simply jaw-dropping.” –The Telegraph (London)
Formed in 2005, they were chosen as the ensemble for the BBC New Generation Artists series, have completed a three year residency with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and enjoy international stature, playing such established chamber music venues as Wigmore Hall, Kennedy Center, Eisenstadt, and Geneva; and a tour through China.
You won’t want to miss this fine premier performance in Vancouver.