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WQXR’s Midday Masterpieces: The Ulysses Quartet

'WQXR's Midday Masterpieces'

Originally Aired: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Overview

Every first Wednesday of the month, settle in for an hour of musical serenity with rising stars from The Juilliard School.

Leave your emails and phone calls behind and join us for these free midday concerts featuring selections from some of classical music’s most beloved composers. Featuring The Ulysses Quartet.

PROGRAM:

Komitas: Armenian Folk Songs for String Quartet:

  • Vagharshabadi Dance
  • It’s Cloudy
  • The Partridge

Paul Frucht (Juilliard Alum, b. 1989):

  • Rhapsody (2018)

Pavel Haas: String Quartet No. 2, “From the Monkey Mountains,” op. 7:

  • Wild Night
  • Vivace e con fuoco

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in c minor, op.18, no. 4

  • Allegro ma non tanto
  • Andante scherzoso quasi allegretto
  • Menuetto: Allegretto
  • Allegro – Prestissimo

The Spirio by Steinway & Sons is the official piano of The Greene Space.

This is free and open to all. Audience will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis and an RSVP does not guarantee your admission. If capacity is reached at any given time, we will maintain a line outside our doors and follow a one-in, one-out policy. We recommend arriving early to better secure entry to the venue.

Tickets to this event are free, but reservations are recommended.

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