Brett Dean
Robert Piccoli

Apr. 16, 2013 at 7:30 pm

Death and the Maiden

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Featuring:

Orion String Quartet (Daniel Phillips, Todd Phillips, violin; Steven Tenenbom, viola; Timothy Eddy, cello); Brett Dean, viola

Program:

Schubert: Quartet in A minor for Strings, D. 804, Op. 29 (1824)

Dean: Epitaphs for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello (2010)

Schubert: Quartet in D minor for Strings, D. 810, “Death and the Maiden” (1824)

Schubert, ill and with death on his mind at the age of 28, wrote both the darkly-tinged A minor and the famous “Death and the Maiden” quartets. Season composer Brett Dean joins the Orion String Quartet for his Epitaphs, beautifully realized meditations on the passing of friends and colleagues.