Another Beethoven Quartet

Liebesfreud presents the first of Beethoven's quartet masterpieces. (Although the F major op. 18 #1 and G major op. 18 #2 were published first, the third of the "Opus 18's" was first completed.) Op. 18 #3 in D major, a Haydn-like beginning for a composer who would revolutionize the genre, is complemented, as last month, by two works from the "Selected Shorts" release. This time the appetizers are Rimsky-Korsakov's single movement work written for a gathering of composer-friends in St. Petersburg, and a very beautiful Romance and Scherzo by the teenage Rachmaninoff. 5:30 pm / Admission: Free. (please check back for location)

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