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Takacs Quartet

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Venue: Samueli Theater Tickets start at $29.00

Overview

The Takács Quartet irresistible blend of virtuosic technique and engaging personality offers a window into the Hungarian quartet tradition.

In 2012, Gramophone announced that the Takács was the only string quartet to be inducted into its first Hall of Fame, along with such legendary artists as Jascha Heifetz, Leonard Bernstein and Dame Janet Baker. The ensemble also won the 2011 Award for Chamber Music and Song presented by the Royal Philharmonic Society in London. Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, the Takács Quartet performs ninety concerts a year worldwide, in North America, throughout Europe as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.

Arrive early! This performance will feature a preview talk by Dr. Byron Adams.

Program:

Haydn String Quartet Op. 77, No. 2 in F Major
Beethoven String Quartet Op. 95 in F Major
Dvorák String Quintet Op. 97 in E flat Major (with Erika Ekert)

“This was an account of rare insight and passion, red-blooded but never reckless…" – The New York Times

Running time (approximate): 1 hour and 44 minutes

Program Info