Savannah Music Festival: Emerson Quartet

ss12-WEB-emerson-string-quartet-150The venerable Emerson String Quartet visit Savannah to perform Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 132. Celebrating his final season with the group, cellist David Finckel performs Mendelssohn's Cello Sonata, Op. 66 with his wife, pianist Wu Han, and Philip Setzer joins the couple to perform Mendelssohn's Piano Trio, Op. 49. Find more information about the Savannah Music Festival here.

MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor , Op. 49
Philip Setzer, violin
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano

MENDELSSOHN: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 66
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano

(Originally performed March 27th, 2012)

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 15 in a minor, Op. 132
Emerson String Quartet 

(Originally performed April 2nd, 2012)

The Eastern Music Festival Orchestra gives the world premiere of Peter Boyer's Festivities, a performance featured on SummerStages last season. Find out more about this Greensboro, NC based music fesetival here.

PETER BOYER: Festivities
Eastern Music Festival Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor

(Originally performed July 9th, 2011)

Listen to the entire program: Savannah Music Festival: Emerson Quartet - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





Billboard and introduction to Mendelssohn's 1st Piano Trio featuring a clip from an interview with David Finkel - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No. 1 in d minor , Op. 49
Philip Setzer, violin
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano





Introduction to Mendelssohn's 2nd Cello Sonata including a clip from an interview with David Finkel - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





MENDELSSOHN: Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 2 in D major, Op. 66
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano





Introduction to Beethoven's 15th String Quartet including a featurette of Frank Dominguez interviewing artists about why they love the Savannah Music Festival - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 15 in a minor, Op. 132
Emerson String Quartet 





Introduction to Peter Boyer's Festivities - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers





PETER BOYER: Festivities
Eastern Music Festival Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor





End of the Show - Lauren Rico and Matt Rogers