Digital Encore: Emerson Dimensions III

Friday, May 19, 2023, at 12:00 PM ET at
Tickets start at $20.00

The Emerson String Quartet, in its final New York series, performs the repertoire which earned the Emerson its reputation as one of history’s greatest chamber ensembles.

The Emerson’s iconic interpretations of the complete quartets of Bartók and Shostakovich earned them international acclaim and multiple Grammy Awards. This program dedicated to modernism also includes essential voices from the Impressionist and Second Viennese schools.


  • Ravel Quartet in F major for Strings (1902-03)
  • Webern Six Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op. 9 (1911, 1913)
  • Bartók Quartet No. 2 for Strings, BB 75, Op. 17 (1914-17)
  • Sarah Kirkland Snider Drink the Wild Ayre for String Quartet (2023) – New York Premiere
  • Shostakovich Quartet No. 12 in D-flat major for Strings, Op. 133 (1968)