Wister Quartet

Doors open at 2:30 pm

$15 General Admission, $10 Basic Members/Students with I.D. Free for Gold and Patron Members.

Advance tickets available Thursday, March 30 through Thursday, April 27. To purchase tickets through Thursday, April 27, visit the Museum or call 267.502.2990. After April 27 tickets will be sold only at the door, beginning at 2:30 pm on Sunday, April 30.

Reserved seats for Patron Members only: call 267.502.2990 to reserve seats beginning March 30.

The program will include music by Brahms, Finzi, Haydn and Staneck:

Frank James Staneck (b. 1958), Spring Dance
Gerald Finzi (1901-1956), Romance
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2 (“Quinten”)
Allegro
Andante, o più tosto
Allegretto Menuetto: Allegro, ma non troppo
Finale: Vivace assai

Intermission

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2
Allegro non troppo
Andante moderato
Quasi Minuetto, moderato - Allegretto vivace
Finale: Allegro non assai

Since its formation in 1987, the Grammy nominated Wister Quartet has earned high praise from critics and audiences alike for its superb musicianship. Memorable performances include those with guest artists Emanuel Ax, Alicia de Larrocha, Christoph Eschenbach, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Yo-Yo Ma. Group members include (left to right) Nancy Bean, violin; Lloyd Smith, cello; Pamela Fay, viola; and Davyd Booth, violin.