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Daedalus Quartet

Min‐Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violin Jessica Thompson, viola Thomas Kraines, cello
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:00pm

Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D Major
Laurie San Martin: New Work
Beethoven: String Quartet in E Minor, op. 59, No. 2

Music by graduate student composers of UC Davis, and others.
Addie Camsuzou
Daniel Godsil
Sarah Wald Ryan Suleiman
Jonathan Favero

The Daedalus Quartet has won plaudits for its adventurous exploration of contemporary music, most notably the compositions of Elliott Carter, George Perle, György Kurtág and György Ligeti. Among the works the ensemble has premiered is Huck Hodge's The Topography of Desire, commissioned by the Fromm Foundation; David Horne’s Flight from the Labyrinth, commissioned for the Quartet by the Caramoor Festival; Lawrence Dillon’s String Quartet No. 4, commissioned by the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts; and Fred Lerdahl’s Third String Quartet, commissioned by Chamber Music America, as well as Lerdahl's Chaconne, commissioned 5 by New Music USA.  The award‐winning members of the Daedalus Quartet hold degrees from the Juilliard School, Curtis Institute, Cleveland Institute, and Harvard University.


Event Info

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
Ann E. Pitzer Center