The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA


February 8, 2014

Fitzwilliam String Quartet to give four concerts


Thursday, Feb 13: The program, which includes Quartet in B flat (1865) by Tchaikovsky; “Quartet No.1 in A major (1879)” by Borodin; “A Night Piece & Scherzo” by Arthur Foote; and “Quartet in E minor (1873)” by Verdi, will be held in Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building.

Sunday, Feb 16: The Quartet, which will be held in Rooke Recital Hall, will perform John Ramsay’s “Quartet No.1 in D minor (2001),” Donizetti’s “La Morte del Marchese Giuseppe Terzi (1819),” Hugo Wolf ‘s “Italian Serenade” and Beethoven’s “Quartet in F major, Op.59/1 (Rasumovsky).”

Thursday, Feb 20: The program includes “Quartet in D minor, Op.103” by Haydn: “Vocalise, Op.34/14” by Rachmaninov; “Quartet in D minor, Op.56 Voces Intimae” by Sibelius; and “Piano Quintet in E flat, Op.44” by Schumann. The concert will be held in Rooke Recital Hall.

In addition to the concert schedule, the Fitzwilliam String Quartet will perform Sunday at the 11 a.m. Worship Service in Rooke Chapel.

For more information concerning the concerts or class visits, call (570) 577-1239.

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