Quintet Odyssey

Sunday, November 19, 2023, 5:00 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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From Beethoven’s bristling early viola quintet to Corigliano’s dark clarinet quintet, the potential of five players is vividly revealed, with Romantic-era composers Antonín Dvořák and Louise Farrenc providing alluring stops along the way. 


  • Dvořák Nocturne for Two Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass, Op. 40 (1870, rev. 1882)
  • John Corigliano Soliloquy for Clarinet and String Quartet (1977, adapted 1995)
  • Farrenc Quintet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass, Op. 30 (1839)
  • Beethoven Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, Op. 29 (1801)

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