NVCM welcomes the Thalea String Quartet to kick off our season with a program spanning from the classic to the cutting edge of the string quartet repertoire. Chosen as our 2016-17 Emerging Artists and hailed as having “the potential to be one of the finest of its generation” (Calgary Herald), the ensemble will perform works by Terry Riley, Haydn and Mendelssohn.
(Please note that this performance was rescheduled to October from the original February date.)
3:15 pm Pre-concert talk: Kai Christiansen.
Haydn: String Quartet op 76 no 1
Terry Riley: Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector
Mendelssohn: String Quartet op 80
*An Osher Inside-Out Concert
The performance lasts approximately 2 hours, including a short intermission with wine and cheese. Audience members have the chance to mingle with the performers immediately following the performance.