A limited number of tickets are available ONLY through the Virginia Arts Festival website: vafest.org.
7:30 pm at the Robin Hixon Theater, Clay and Jay Barr Education Center, Virginia Arts Festival Building, 440 Bank Street, Norfolk
The Emerson String Quartet has maintained its status as one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles for more than four decades. The Quartet has made more than 30 acclaimed recordings, and has been honored with nine GRAMMYs® (including two for Best Classical Album), three Gramophone Awards, the Avery Fisher Prize, and Musical America’s “Ensemble of the Year” award. They have worked with some of today’s most esteemed composers to premiere new works, and have partnered with soloists such as Renée Fleming, Barbara Hannigan, Evgeny Kissin, Emanuel Ax, and Yefim Bronfman, to name a few.
BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 #2
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in Bb major, op. 130 with Grosse Fuge, Op. 133