Morrison Artists Series: Alexander String Quartet
Widely admired for its interpretations of Beethoven, Mozart and Shostakovich, the quartet has also established itself as an important advocate of new music through more than 25 commissions and numerous premiere performances. The Alexander String Quartet is a major artistic presence in San Francisco, serving as directors of the Morrison Chamber Music Center at SF State and ensemble-in-residence of San Francisco Performances.
- W.A. Mozart (1756–1791): Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546 (1788)
- Zoltan Kodály (1882–1967): String Quartet No. 2, Opus 10 (1916-18)
- L. van Beethoven (1770–1827): Grosse Fuge in Bb major, Opus 133 (1825)
- Dmitri Shostakovich (1906–1975): String Quartet No. 2 in A major, Opus 68 (1944)
Will-call tickets can be picked up from the box office starting September 17, Wednesdays – Fridays, noon – 4pm, and the day of the concert.
The Morrison Chamber Music Center is supported, in part, by a generous gift from the May Treat Morrison Chamber Music Foundation.