Known worldwide for its passionate musicality, impressive technique, and expansive repertoire melding the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of the Western canon, the Shanghai Quartet is one of the world's foremost chamber ensembles. From traditional Chinese folk music to masterpieces of Western musical literature to cutting edge contemporary works, the Quartet has expanded the musical palette of its devoted fans since its founding at the Shanghai Conservatory in 1983.
Zhou Long (b. 1953)
Poems from Tang
William Bolcom (b. 1938)
String Quartet no. 120: Fantasia notturna
Antonín Dvorák (1841 – 1904)
String Quartet no. 14 in A-flat Major, op. 105, B.193