Emerson String Quartet

Presented by Chamber Music Houston at Rice University - Alice Pratt Brown Hall - Stude Concert Hall, Houston TX

Dec 07 2021
Emerson String Quartet

A performance by this legendary ensemble will exceed expectations with Tchaikovsky’s warm and luscious Quartet No. 1, followed by Bartók’s Quartet No. 3 and Beethoven’s profound “Thanksgiving” centerpiece, written while completely deaf.

Emerson String Quartet

Eugene Drucker, violin
Philip Setzer, violin
Larry Dutton, viola
Paul Watkins, cello
A performance by this legendary ensemble will exceed expectations with Tchaikovsky’s warm and luscious Quartet No. 1, followed by Bartók’s Quartet No. 3.  The evening will round out with one of Beethoven’s late quartets written with the profound “Thanksgiving” centerpiece, while completely deaf.


TCHAIKOVSKY     Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11, “Accordion

BARTÓK                Quartet No. 3

BEETHOVEN         Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132

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Tickets may be purchased online, by phoning 713-348-5400 or at the box office in the foyer beginning at 6 pm that evening (credit cards, checks and cash).

2021-2021 Full Season Subscriptions and Create Your Own Subscription packages range from 3-Concert Subscriptions to 9-Concert Subscriptions.

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).


In order to keep our events safe for the musicians, staff, and you, there are some restrictions to our events at this time:

The Shepherd School and Rice University’s expectation is that all members of our audiences are vaccinated.  Masks are required indoors at all times.
There will be no concessions offered at the concerts.
While our events are assigned seating, we are asking that you put some space (one or two seats) between parties.  There will be ushers available to assist.

Each concert will begin at 7:30 pm in Stude Concert Hall at the Shepherd School of Music on the Rice University campus.  Valet parking is available for all of our concert events.

Contact: 713-348-5400

Email: info@chambermusichouston.org


  • Dec 7, 2021 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • Emerson String Quartet


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