Here's a sneak peek of what you might see from Shanghai Quartet and Michel Lethiec live on stage! From a 2010 program at the University of Virginia.
Weigang Li, violin
Yi-Wen Jiang, violin
Honggang Li, viola
Nicholas Tzavaras, cello
Guest Artists - Michel Lethiec, clarinet and Marji Danilow, double bass
Amid the holiday rush, stop by the Alexander Kasser Theater, where the living is easy. George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess gets the full Shanghai Quartet treatment with a program featuring selections from the landmark 1935 opera. “Summertime”, “It Ain’t Necessesarily So”, “I Got Plenty of Nuthin’” and “My Man’s Gone Now” have entered the classic American lexicon. Now, hear these classics interpreted by Montclair State University’s incomparable Shanghai Quartet, featuring world-renowned master clarinetist Michel Lethiec and double bassist Marji Danilow. The program will also include works by Mozart and Smetana.