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Escher Quartet


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MON, JANUARY 21, 2019
TUE, JANUARY 22, 2019

Lincoln Performance Hall
1620 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97201

Escher Quartet

The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its expressive, nuanced performances that combine unusual textural clarity with a rich, blended sound. A former BBC New Generation Artist, in 2013 the quartet also became one of the very few chamber ensembles to be awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant.

The ensemble’s playing was notable for its ideal blend of savage energy and wistful introspection.
— The New York Times

Program Jan 21:

Mozart Quartet in F Major, K. 590
Barber Quartet, Op. 11
Schumann Quartet in A minor, Op. 41, No. 1

Program Jan 22:

Haydn Quartet No. 25 in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2
Bartók Quartet No. 5
Smetana Quartet No. 1 in E minor, “From My Life”

Earlier Event: January 20
Leslie Odom, Jr.
Later Event: January 24
Nunsense