Buffalo Chamber Music Society

Artists this Season


Emerson Quartet
Mary Seaton Room - Kleinhans Music Hall
Tuesday February 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm
Program
  • Borodin ------------------ Quartet No. 2 in D Major
  • Mendelssohn ------------ Quartet in Eb major, Op.12
  • INTERMISSION
  • Walton ---------------------- String Quartet
About the Juilliard Quartet
Members
  • Eugene Drucker, violin
  • Philip Setzer, violin
  • Lawrence Dutton, viola
  • Paul Watkins, cello

The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its status as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles for more than four decades. “With musicians like this,” wrote a reviewer for The Times (London), “there must be some hope for humanity.” The Quartet has made more than 30 acclaimed recordings, and has been honored with nine GRAMMYs® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year” award. The Quartet collaborates with some of today’s most esteemed composers to premiere new works, keeping the string quartet form alive and relevant. The group has partnered in performance with such stellar soloists as Reneé Fleming, Barbara Hannigan, Evgeny Kissin, Emanuel Ax, and Yefim Bronfman, to name a few. ​