Fri, 13 March at 19
Oulu Music Centre, Madetoja Concert Hall
(Leevi Madetojan katu 1-3, Oulu)
Tickets 27/23/17 €
Oulu Symphony Orchestra season ticket holders 17 €
Ticketmaster Suomi across the country. Service fee will be added to the ticket price. Tickets without the service fee can be purchased from Oulu10 Service Points and Cultural Centre Valve.
Concert duration approx. 2 h (including intermission)
One of the most respected string quartets in the world, Emerson String Quartet has been amongst the international top of chamber music for the past 40 years. The quartet has published over 30 albums, and they have been awarded the Grammy Award nine times, of which twice in the best classical music album category. The Emerson String Quartet has cooperated with many star soloists such as Renée Fleming, Barbara Hannigan, Jevgeni Kissin, Emanuel Ax, and Yefim Bronfman. The programme heard on the Oulu Music Festival celebrates Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday.
EMERSON STRING QUARTET
Eugene Drucker | violin
Philip Setzer | violin
Lawrence Dutton | viola
Paul Watkins | cello
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet no 8 in E minor, op. 59 no 2
Béla Bartók: String Quartet no 4, Sz. 91
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet no 9 in C Major, op. 59 no 3