Performers:Jeffrey Myers (violin)
Ryan Meehan (violin)
Jeremy Berry (viola)
Estelle Choi (cello)
Beethoven. String quartet in A-Major no 5 Op. 18
Korngold. String quartet no 3 Op. 34
Schubert. String quartet in G-Major No. 15 D. 887
“From Vienna to Hollywood” – A concert which charts the evolution of string quartet writing in Vienna and the profound influence its resident musical geniuses had on one another. Italso illuminates the influences and mixed legacy of Erich Wolfgang Korngold,the Viennese prodigy turned legendary Hollywood film composer. His StringQuartet No. 3 proves that he fulfilled the promise of his auspicious youth bycontinuing to write profound and emotionally stirring works for the concertstage while conducting his flourishing career in film.