Weekend Concert Series

Borromeo String Quartet

Saturday, September 15, 3 pm
Calderwood Hall

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Weekend Concert Series, Borromeo String Quartet 9/15/2018 3:00 PM 9/15/2018 3:00 PM isgm-event-Borromeo String Quartet America/New_York This first concert in a two-year cycle of Mendelssohn's six quartets features an eloquent mid-century quartet by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, based on African American spirituals. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

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Program

  • Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 (1827)
  • Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80 (1847)
  • Leonard Bernstein (arr. N. Kitchen), Ilana, the Dreamer (c. 1950)
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, String Quartet No. 1, Calvary (1956)

This first concert in a two-year cycle of Mendelssohn's six quartets features an eloquent mid-century quartet by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, based on African American spirituals. A major American conductor and composer, Perkinson collaborated with artists as diverse as Jerome Robbins, Alvin Ailey, Max Roach, Marvin Gaye, and Harry Belafonte.

    Ticketing

    Tickets are required and include Museum admission.

    SECTION A: FLOOR LEVEL AND FIRST BALCONY

    Adults $36, seniors $33, members $24, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7 not admitted).

    SECTION B: SECOND AND THIRD BALCONIES

    Adults $31, seniors $28, members $19, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7 not admitted).

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    The Weekend Concert Series is generously sponsored in part by Hemenway & Barnes LLP. The Museum thanks its generous concert donors: Fitzpatrick Family Concert; Diane Gipson; James Lawrence Memorial Concert; Charles Rendeiro; Alford P. Rudnick Memorial Concert; Marie Louise and David Scudder Concert; Wendy Shattuck Young Artist Concert; Willona Sinclair Memorial Concert. The piano is dedicated as the Alex d'Arbeloff Steinway. The harpsichord was generously donated by Dr. Robert Barstow in memory of Marion Huse and its care is endowed in memory of Dr. Barstow by The Barstow Fund. The Museum is also supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.