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QUATUOR VAN KUIJK, string quartet

Sat, Mar 23, 2024 7:30 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC

Performance Information

Immerse yourself in the exhilarating sounds of Quatuor Van Kuijk, a French ensemble that has rapidly gained international acclaim as one of the world’s finest young string quartets. As BBC New Generation Artists and ECHO Rising Stars, the group captivates audiences in major venues worldwide, including the renowned Wigmore Hall. Join us for an unforgettable evening as Quatuor presents a program featuring masterful rearrangements of Poulenc’s enchanting art songs alongside Beethoven and Mendelssohn’s final, magnificent string quartets.

The Program

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131 Francis Poulenc: Selected Mélodies

  • C
  • Fêtes galantes
  • Hôtel
  • Violon
  • Fancy
  • Fleurs
  • Les Chemins de l'amour

Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80

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About The Artist

Quatuor van Kuijk
Quatuor van Kuijk
String Quartet

The Van Kuijk Quartet’s international accolades boast First, Best Beethoven, and Best Haydn Prizes at the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet competition; First Prize, and an Audience Award at the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition; as well as becoming laureates of the Aix-en-Provence Festival Academy. They were BBC New Generation Artists from 2015-17, as well as ECHO Rising Stars for the 2017-18 season. Following such high success early in their career, the ensemble is…

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