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Edward Dusinberre, violin Károly Schranz, violin Geraldine Walther, viola András Fejér, cello
“The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level” (The Guardian).
“The Takács Quartet stands at the peak of its powers – at the peak of its profession” (The Boston Globe).
Recognized as one of the world’s great ensembles, the Grammy Award-winning Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.
In 2012, Gramophone announced that the Takács was the only string quartet to be inducted into its first Hall of Fame, along with such legendary artists as Jascha Heifetz, Leonard Bernstein and Dame Janet Baker. The ensemble also won the 2011 Award for Chamber Music and Song presented by the Royal Philharmonic Society in London. Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, the Takács Quartet performs ninety concerts a year worldwide, in North America, throughout Europe as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and South Korea.
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Takacs Quartet Pre-Concert Dinner: 6:30 PM Harry S. Downs Continuing Education Center. For menu details and complete dinner information click here
ProgramWolfgang Amadeus MOZART String Quartet in B-flat major, K.458, “The Hunt”
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18 No. 4
Bedřich SMETANA String Quartet in E minor, “From My Life”
Takacs Quartet - Mendelssohn, Intermezzo