Opening Night: Escher Quartet

July 12, 2018

Toronto Summer Music Festival

featuring:
Adam Barnett-Hart, violin
Danbi Um, violin
Pierre Lapointe, viola
Brook Speltz, cello

The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its expressive, nuanced performances that combine unusual textural clarity with a rich, blended sound. Making their Toronto debut, TSM is delighted to confirm that the Escher String Quartet will now open the 2018 Toronto Summer Music Festival on July 12 at Koerner Hall. The program includes Schumann’s String Quartet No. 1, Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major, Op.117, and Tchaikovsky’s String Quartet No.1 in D Major, Op. 11

“…a level of individual technical precision and a collective musical purpose that is endlessly compelling…Sheer brilliance.”

- The Strad, 2017

Upcoming Performances

No performances scheduled.

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