Location: Main Theatre
Music: A unique program of string quartets and Jasper Quartet’s arrangements of Schubert and Britten songs sung by Nicholas Phan. • Schubert’s over 600 songs are at the center of his art. Quartettsatz is the outstanding first movement of an unfinished quartet (his #12). • Benjamin Britten had an uncanny knack for setting words. His 2nd Quartet commemorates the 250th anniversary of Henry Purcell’s death.
Artists: The Philadelphia-based Jasper Quartet won the CMA Cleveland Quartet Award, and top prize at Plowman, Coleman, and Yellow Springs. “Outstanding” – The New Yorker. • San Francisco tenor Nicholas Phan performs with the world’s leading opera companies and orchestras. “one of the most beautiful young lyric voices around.” – Opera News.