Inspired at the Chan

Evolution of the String Quartet: Haydn to Disney

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Sun Mar 05 2023 3pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Inspired at the Chan is generously supported by UTown@UBC, part of Campus + Community Planning

In this hour-long concert, the Somerset String Quartet outline 300 years of chamber music. From Haydn, considered the father of the string quartet, to Dvořák’s American Quartet, to the contemporary cultural juggernaut that is Walt Disney, this performance by the UBC School of Music’s resident student string quartet will showcase the works that left their imprint on history.

Programme:

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1
I. Allegro con spirito

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95, no. 11, “Serioso”
I. Allegro con brio

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quartet in F major, op. 96, no. 12, “American”
I. Allegro ma non troppo

César Franck (1822-1890)
Piano Quintet in F minor
III. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
String Quartet in F major
II. Assez vif – très rythmé

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet in F major, no. 3
III. Allegro non troppo “Forces of War Unleashed”

Michael Giacchino (1967) (arr. Trinity Chung)
Married Life (from the Pixar film “Up”)

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Sun Mar 5 2023 3pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall

Inspired at the Chan is generously supported by UTown@UBC, part of Campus + Community Planning

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