When: Thu., March 13, 7:30 p.m. 2014
Learning all of Beethoven’s string quartets is not for the faint of heart. It’s a good thing the Elias String Quartet has the musical chops to back up such a bold undertaking. Formed in 1998, the foursome’s affinity for adventurous programming took the chamber-music world by storm. Of their playing style, the Philadelphia Inquirer asserts, “Few quartets at any stage of their evolution have this much personality.” Listeners agree, as the award-winning ensemble is one of the foremost groups of its generation. A concert of works by Beethoven and György Kurtág reflects this innovative approach to a classical repertoire.