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The Left Bank Quartet - Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The Left Bank Quartet

David Salness, violin Sally McLain, violin Katherine Murdock, viola Evelyn Elsing, cello

Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:00 pm - Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Recital Hall

Visit the Left Bank Concert Society online to learn more about its Quartet-in-Residence, the Left Bank Quartet, and chamber music events staged by the Society in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area!

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The Left Bank Quartet returns to the Clarice Smith Center for a performance of works by Beethoven and Dvorak. This chamber group, which features some of the finest musicians in the DC area as well as artists on the faculty of the UMD School of music, takes its name from the fact that the Kennedy Center, their first regular venue, is situated on the left bank of the Potomac. The Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library holds recordings by individual members of this distinguished group, as well as information related to the works featured on this concert, including biographies of the composers, scores, recordings, and videos featuring these works:

  Recordings featuring the Left Bank Quartet

  Recordings featuring violinist and UMD Faculty artist David Salness

  Recordings featuring violist and UMD Faculty artist Katherine Murdock

  Recordings featuring cellist and UMD Faculty artist Evelyn Elsing

  String Quartet op. 127 in E-Flat Major - Ludwig van Beethoven - Beethoven's late quartets are some of the most discussed and analyzed musical works of all time. In reference to these monumental works, Franz Schubert himself is quoted as saying, "After this, what is left for us to write?" Explore the rest of Beethoven's late string quartets in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library

  Quartet in G Major, op. 106 - Antonin Dvorak - Don't miss the biography of Antonin Dvorak by Otakar Dvorak, son of the world-famous composer!