Tuesday, June 6th, 7:30 pm
Salle Bourgie, MBAM
Adieu Quatuor Emerson !
After a 43-year career, the final live concert by the Emerson Quartet in Canada with guest artists Denis Brott, cello, and Jan Lisiecki, piano.
Tickets: $70, $90
Artists: Quatuor Emerson (Eugene Drucker et Philip Setzer, violins, Lawrence Dutton, viola, Paul Watkins, cello), Denis Brott, cello, Jan Lisiecki, piano
After 43 seasons of concert giving the Emerson Quartet, one of the world’s premier chamber music ensembles, will be retiring in the fall of 2023. June 6th, 2023 will be the final concert at the Montreal Chamber Music Festival, the last concert in Canada and your last chance to hear the Emerson Quartet live. Canada’s brilliant 27-year-old star pianist Jan Lisiecki will join the quartet to perform the beloved Dvořák Piano Quintet. Colleagues for five decades, Festival Artistic Director Denis Brott will join his friends in a performance of one of the greatest chamber works ever written, Schubert’s magnificent Quintet in C Major with two cellos.
A unique evening not to be missed!
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
String Quintet in C Major, D. 956
Allegro ma non troppo
Scherzo. Presto – Trio. Andante sostenuto
Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904)
Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81, B. 155
Allegro ma non tanto
Dumka. Andante con moto
Scherzo (Furiant). Molto vivace – Poco tranquillo
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1339 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1G2
Jan Lisiecki is sponsored by the Jane Skoryna Foundation