The University of Chicago Presents’ 71st season opens with the Danish String Quartet, a fresh, vigorous and surprising ensemble whose career has recently exploded around the world.
“The musicians, acutely attuned to one another, didn’t appear to be on autopilot for even a millisecond, with every nuance, phrase and gesture beautifully wrought." —The New York Times
6:30 pm pre-concert lecture with Thomas Christensen
7:30 pm concert
Haydn: String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Thomas Agerfeldt Olesen: the extinguishable (US premiere)
Schubert: String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887