Orion String Quartet
Orion String Quartet

Incomparable Haydn

Friday, November 3, 2017, 7:30 PM at Alice Tully Hall


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Haydn’s string quartets laid the foundation for all of the chamber music we treasure. Celebrate the Orion Quartet’s 30th anniversary by experiencing its definitive interpretations of four of “Papa” Haydn’s Classical masterpieces.

Join us for a pre-concert lecture with John Harbison at 6:30 PM in the Rose Studio. Free for ticket holders.


  • Haydn Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Hob. III:31, Op. 20, No. 1 (1772)
  • Haydn Quartet in B minor for Strings, Hob. III:37, Op. 33, No. 1 (1781)
  • Haydn Quartet in B-flat major for Strings, Hob III:44, Op. 50, No. 1 (1787)
  • Haydn Quartet in F major for Strings, Hob. III:82, Op. 77, No. 2 (1799)