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Concert Performances


100 Years of Astor Piazzolla

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A Mostly Beethoven Concert

PLUS a short, spicy something extra:
contemporary composer Nicole Lizée's Another Living Soul 



The Cascade Quartet gets heavy with new music by living rockstars Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead and Bryce Dessner of The National. 

PLUS the classic Nordic grit of Grieg’s String Quartet in G minor.




Seven Last Words of Christ

Franz Joseph Haydn — Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross, Op. 51 (transcription of work written for orchestra), Hob. No. III:50–56

Turn Up the Bass

Collaborative program with Mark Bergman

Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet in C Minor No. 4, Op. 18 

Mark Bergman — Dance of the Americas (2006)

Antonín Dvořák  — String Quintet in G Major No. 2, Op. 77 (for 2 violins, viola, cello, bass)

Delicious Debussy
Joseph Haydn — String Quartet No. 5, Op.64 "The Lark"
Garth Knox — Dimensions
Claude Debussy — String Quartet in G Minor

American Women Composers of Today
Lynn Peterson — High Country Suite
Olivia Block — Spirit of Sores
Mara Gibson — Blackbird (premiered by the Cascade Quartet 2016)
Jennifer Higdon — Amazing Grace

Big Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No.12, Op.127
John Cage — selections from Apartment House 1776
Johann Sebastian Bach — Selections from the Art of the Fugue

Five on Fire
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet in F Major, KV 168
David Hertzberg — Méditation Boréale
Ernő Dohnányi — Piano Quintet No.1 in C Minor


Program selections are subject to change.

For more information, please contact the Cascade Quartet’s management.

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