Premiere: International Quartet Series: Calidore String Quartet

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 7:30 pm

Last page of the autograph manuscript of Dvořák's American Quartet

Last page of the autograph manuscript of Dvořák's American Quartet

“When I wrote this quartet in the Czech community of Spillville in 1893, I wanted to write something for once that was very melodious and straightforward, and dear Papa Haydn kept appearing before my eyes, and that is why it all turned out so simply. And it’s good that it did.”

-Dvořák