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Shanghai Quartet

Peak Performances

String Quartet in D Major op.20 no.4 (28’)
Franz Haydn (1732-1809)

1. Allegro di Molto
2. Un poco Adagio Affettuoso
3. Allegro alla zingarese
4. Presto scherzando

Entre’acte (11’)
Caroline Shaw (1982-)


String Quartet F Major Op.59 no.1
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

1. Allegro
2. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando
3. Adagio molto e mesto
4. “Thème Russe” Allegro

Shanghai Quartet’s second engagement features notable classical compositions alongside a cutting-edge contemporary work.

The Shanghai Quartet is the quartet-in-residence at Montclair State University’s Cali School of Music.


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Programs in Peak Performances’ 2019-20 season are made possible in part by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.