Chan Centre: Evolution of the String Quartet: Haydn to Disney

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23.02.2023 - Article

In this hour-long concert, the Somerset String Quartet outline 300 years of chamber music. This performance by the UBC School of Music’s resident student string quartet will showcase the works that left their imprint on history.

UBC students / children accompanied by an adult gain free admission. A ticket must still be “purchased”.


Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
String Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1
I. Allegro con spirito

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet in F minor, op. 95, no. 11, “Serioso”
I. Allegro con brio

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
String Quartet in F major, op. 96, no. 12, “American”
I. Allegro ma non troppo

César Franck (1822-1890)
Piano Quintet in F minor
III. Allegro non troppo ma con fuoco

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
String Quartet in F major
II. Assez vif – très rythmé

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
String Quartet in F major, no. 3
III. Allegro non troppo “Forces of War Unleashed”

Michael Giacchino (1967) (arr. Trinity Chung)
Married Life (from the Pixar film “Up”)

Date: Sunday, Mar 5 2023
Time: 3pm
Venue: Chan Shun Concert Hall

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