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Coming together for a performance of three legendary pieces written for string octet, the Dover and Escher string quartets will light up our stage with their shared enthusiasm and superb mastery!
Dover: “The young American string quartet of the moment.” –The New Yorker
Escher: “…a level of individual technical precision and a collective musical purpose that is endlessly compelling… Sheer brilliance.” –The Strad
Shostakovich – Prelude & Scherzo, Op. 11
Mendelssohn – Octet in Eb Major, Op. 20
Enescu – Octet in C Major, Op. 7
Joel Link and Bryan Lee,
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Single event ticket sales begin on July 1st. Prices range from $25-85.
Student and senior (65+) discounts available!
Self park for $5 at the gate (credit or debit card only) or Valet park for $15 (cash or card).
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What to expect:
If this is a new experience for you, welcome! The ushers will provide a Concert Program when you enter the hall and they take your ticket. They will also help you find your seat.
Our chamber music concerts usually consist of three music compositions. Most classical pieces consist of several movements. Refer to your Program and enjoy the interesting program notes written about each piece. When the performers pause between movements, refrain from applause (even though you really want to express your enthusiasm). Applause is given after all of the movements have been performed. This allows the performers to stay focused and even re-tune their instruments, if necessary.
There will a 15-minute intermission to stretch your legs and enjoy a glass of wine and snacks in the lobby. If available, recordings by the performers are offered for purchase ($20 – $30 each, cash or check only).
The concert will last approximately two hours, with a 15-minute intermission included.
If you would like to meet the performers, stay in the lobby after the concert. As soon as possible, they will come out to the lobby to answer your questions, sign an autograph, and even take a selfie with you!
6100 S. Main, Houston, TX 77005