Concert Overview | 3:00pm
String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18 No. 3
The first quartet Beethoven composed, it looks back to Haydn and Mozart with the ideals of the ‘Classical’ period. This early work plays with dynamics to offer the listener a new sonic world.
String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2
While the work features rather simple melodic writing, Beethoven explores much more complex harmonic language in this particular quartet.