The Parker Quartet are the current Blodgett Artists-in-Residence at the Harvard Department of Music. They coach classes and give public concerts, read student works, and participate in the musical life of the department. The Quartet also premieres the winning composition of the annual Blodgett Composition Competition.
October 5, 2018
Program includes Janáček, String Quartet No.1 “Kreutzer Sonata”; Kurtág, Six moments musicaux, Op.44; Kurtág, Officium breve in memoriam Andreae Szervánszky, Op.28; Debussy, String Quartet in G Minor, Op.10.
November 30, 2018
Program includes Shostakovich, Two Pieces for String Quartet; Beethoven, String Quartet in E Minor, Op.59 No.2; Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op.57 (with Orion Weiss).
Tickets: Performances are FREE, but tickets required. Limit of 2 tickets per person. Tickets valid until 7:45pm. Available by phone (617-496-2222) or online for a fee.