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Guarneri String Quartet: The Final Concert - Friday, April 29th, 2011

UM School of Music: Music in Mind

The Final Concert Guarneri String Quartet and Friends

Guarneri String Quartet: Arnold Steinhardt, violin John Dalley, violin Michael Tree, viola Peter Wiley, cello

Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano Rita Sloan, piano Katherine Murdock, viola Evelyn Elsing, cello

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:00 pm - Dekelboum Concert Hall

The Guarneri String Quartet is joined by UM faculty artists Delores Ziegler, Rita Sloan, Katherine Murdock, and Evelyn Elsing to celebrate their 29 years of teaching, coaching and performing at the University of Maryland in this farewell concert. Learn more about the artists and music on this program through writings, videos, and recordings held in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:

   Streaming audio: Listen to works featured on this program on Naxos Music Library, and a recording of Felix Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 3 performed by the Guarneri Quartet on Classical Music Library

   Videos and recordings featuring the Guarneri String Quartet

   Books relating to the Guarneri String Quartet: Guarneri Quartet violinist Arnold Steinhardt's autobiography, as well as Steinhardt's account of the history of the Guarneri Quartet

   Recordings featuring mezzo-soprano Delores Ziegler

   Recordings featuring pianist Rita Sloan

   Recordings featuring violist Katherine Murdock

   Recordings featuring cellist Evelyn Elsing

The Guarneri Farewell Concert program includes:

   Ernest Chausson - Chanson Perpétuelle

   Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major, op. 18