We are sorry you will not be able to hear the Rolston String Quartet in concert, cited as “quickly [achieving] an elite status among the continent’s finest string quartets.” In place of their performance on March 22, we will provide a “virtual concert,” YouTube links to performances by other renowned string quartets of the pieces scheduled for the Rolston program as well as our own Arnold Berleant’s program notes for these compositions.
You may hear the Rolston String Quartet themselves later this summer. They are scheduled to perform at Kneisel Hall in Blue Hill on Friday, August 21, at 7:30 pm and again on Sunday, August 23, at 4:00 pm.
March 22, 3:00 pm
- Felix Mendelssohn
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
- Erwin Schulhoff
Five Pieces for String Quartet
- Franz Schubert
String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810, “Death and the Maiden”
“Performed with a maturity and cohesion rivaling the best string quartets in the world.”
“Incredible smoothness of tone and gesture, perfectly precise interplay and the most sensitive emotional understanding.”
–Tegernsee Newspaper, (Germany)
“An electrifying performance.”