Ashforth Children's Series and Curiosity Concerts
present Rolston String Quartet, which consists of Luri Lee, violin; Jeffrey Dyrda, violin Hezekiah Leung, viola; Jonathan Lo, cello.
The 2016 First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Rolston String Quartet was named among the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s 2016 “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30.” Recently, Musical Toronto said, “they performed with a maturity and cohesion rivaling the best string quartets in the world.” A winner of Astral’s 2016 National Auditions, the quartet was also the Grand Prize winner of the 31st Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, as well as prizewinners at the inaugural M- Prize competition (2016) and the 2016 Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition.
The Quartet will perform:
Mozart: String Quartet No. 18 in A major, K. 464
I. Allegro (7')
Debussy: String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
II. Assez vif et bien rythmé (4')
III. Andantino, doucement expressif (8')
R. Murray Schafer: String Quartet No. 2 ('Waves') (18')
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
III. Scherzo. Allegro non tanto e con fuoco (4')
IV. Finale. Allegro giusto (7')
The Rolston String Quartet is presented in association with the Ashforth Children's Concert Series of Greenwich Library. Curiosity Concerts is directing all donations for this concert to the Greenwich Library Annual Fund. Reserve your tickets at this link.