In a program requiring unparalleled musicianship and skill, the Pacifica Quartet expertly navigates from Schnittke’s intricate and polystylistic String Quartet No. 3, through Shostakovich’s solemn and poignant Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, to the romantic and vibrant Mendelssohn Quartet in E minor.
3:00 pm concert
Schnittke: String Quartet No. 3
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor, Op. 138