Beethoven 250: Culminating Premieres

Monday, May 4, 2020, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Painting of Ludwig van Beethoven

The Alexander String Quartet performs, accompanied by new choreography from Dance students. The quartet will also premiere the winning work from the Beethoven and Modernity Student Composition Competition. This event concludes Beethoven and Modernity, a semester-long celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birth year. Free.

Alexander String Quartet

The Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premier ensembles, and a major artistic presence in its home base of San Francisco, serving since 1989 as ensemble in residence of San Francisco Performances and directors of the Morrison Chamber Music Center at SF State. Widely admired for its interpretations of Beethoven, Mozart and Shostakovich, the quartet’s recordings have won international critical acclaim.

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Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
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School of Music
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School of Music
Phone: 
415-338-7613