Location: Main Theatre
Music: Their program will shimmer and delight. • Mozart’s “Hunt” K.458 Quartet, dedicated to Haydn, has ebullient cheer, folksy charm, and an intense Adagio. • Debussy’s Op.10 Quartet established the impressionist style in music—with varied tonal effects, soulful beauty, and freedom of form. • Grieg—in his Op.27 Quartet—is at his rhythmic, tuneful, heart-warming, and Norwegian best.
Artists: The Auryn Quartet’s Beethoven Cycle concerts here in 2014 and 2015 won praise and admiration—this is one of the foremost quartets of its generation. The hallmarks of the Auryn—still with their founding members after 36 years—are interpretive mastery, individuality and intensity of expression. Their much-lauded recordings have won two Echo Klassik Prizes and a Diapason d’Or. “Shared spirituality” – The New York Times; “this is one hot ensemble” – Ottawa Citizen.