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Alexander String Quartet

Mozart Quintets

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Mozart Viola Quintet in G Minor, K. 516
Mozart Viola Quintet in D Major, K. 593

The Alexander String Quartet will make Mozart’s music the focus of their concerts in 2021. This is a historic year for the beloved quartet as violist Paul Yarbrough retires and David Samuel joins the group. To celebrate this transition the group will focus on some of Mozart’s most beautiful (and not-so-well-known) music: his viola quintets will provide an opportunity for Yarbrough and Samuel to play together; and the three-event series concludes with one of Mozart’s very last pieces, the Clarinet Quintet.

Renowned musicologist, author and composer Robert Greenberg provides commentary throughout the concert.

Alexander String Quartet

A major artistic presence in its home base of San Francisco, the Alexander String Quartet is equally beloved in its second home, the Vanderhoef Studio Theatre. This year the quartet introduces a new member, violist David Samuel, joining cellist Sandy Wilson, and violinists Fred Lifsitz and Zakarias Grafilo

Robert Greenberg

Robert Greenberg has performed, taught and lectured extensively across North America and Europe. He is currently music historian-in-residence with San Francisco Performances, where he has lectured and performed since 1994.

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Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm
Vanderhoef Studio Theatre

This show is part of our 2020-21 season:

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  • SINGLE tickets go on sale Aug 3.

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