UD’s Mendelssohn Festival: All his string quartets

04.22.17
Calidore String Quartet
The Delaware News Journal

The University of Delaware Department of Music continues to be busy, with an unusual special event this week.

From Monday April 24 through Wednesday April 26, the Calidore String Quartet and Serafin String Quartet will present a Mendelssohn Festival, featuring the composer’s complete string quartets and his Octet for Strings.

These six quartets are rarely performed as a cycle, and there is a pre-concert lecture by scholar Marian Wilson Kimber before the Wednesday concert. music. 

Also at UD, the Masterplayers series winds up its season with the legendary Emerson String Quartet on April 30 playing Ravel, Grieg and Debussy. But be sure to check before you go, since some of their Gore Recital Hall concerts this season have been sell-outs. 
 
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