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Saturday, February 10 - 4:00 PM

Here and Now: Conversations for String Quartet

Hill Center, Washington DC

How is the string quartet relevant to composers today? What kinds of experiences inspire them to write for this genre? Join us for string quartet tapas, featuring selections by the father of the string quartet, Haydn, and American composers living and working today—from Wynton Marsalis to John Luther Adams, Caroline Shaw, Jessie Montgomery, Sahba Aminikia, Ljova, and Jay Ungar.


Jessie Montgomery

Voodoo Dolls

Joseph Haydn

From String Quartet in C, Op. 20, No. 2

Wynton Marsalis

Rampart Street Rowhouse Rag

Sahba Aminikia

One Day; Tehran

John Luther Adams

From The Wind in High Places


Bagel on the Malecon

Caroline Shaw


Jay Ungar

Ashokan Farewell


Budget Bulgar


Hill Center

921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Washington, DC

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