Hailed as “the next Guarneri Quartet” (Chicago Tribune) and “the young American string quartet of the moment,” (New Yorker), the Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom in 2013, following a stunning sweep of all prizes at the Banff Competition and has since become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world. In addition to its faculty role as the inaugural Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Dover Quartet holds residencies with the Kennedy Center, Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, Artosphere, and the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival. Among the group’s honors are the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Chamber Music America’s Cleveland Quartet Award, and Lincoln Center’s Hunt Family Award. The Dover Quartet has won grand and first prizes at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and fourth prize at the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition. (doverquartet.com/)
Listen to The Dover String Quartet...
The Dover Quartet plays String Quartet No. 2: III. Notturno by Alexander Borodin- listen HERE
About the Program...
The Dover String Quartet will perform a program of works by Zemlinsky, León, and Brahms.
See the Full Program, HERE
About the Composer, Tania León...
The Dover String Quartet will perform Afro-Cuban inspired work, Quarteto No. 2 by Tania León (b. 1943)
Tania León is highly regarded as a composer, conductor, educator and advisor to arts organizations. In 2021, her orchestral work Stride, commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music.
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