Emerson String Quartet

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 7:30 pm
Tickets:  $40; $10 for patrons 30 years old and younger
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For over four decades the Emerson Quartet has enjoyed unparalleled success.  The arrival of cellist Paul Watkins in 2013 infused the famous ensemble with a joyful energy.  This will be the Emerson's 15th performance on our series.

The Emerson Quartet brings “. . . virtuosity to every phrase.” – The New York Times

Join us in the lobby following the concert to meet the artists and help FCM celebrate its 65th anniversary.

Click here to view complete concert program.

Master Class:  Violinist Philip Setzer will be coaching a master class for students at the Lamont School of Music on Thursday, May 16, 10:00 a.m.   The class will be held in Hamilton Hall and is free and open to the public.



  • Franz Joseph Haydn: Quartet in D major, Op. 71, no. 2
  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Quartet in A major, Op. 68, no. 2
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Quartet in E minor, Op. 68

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