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Renée Fleming and the Emerson String Quartet

Fortas Chamber Music Concert: Renée Fleming & Emerson String Quartet

Thursday, June 2, 2016 7:00 PM

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

Superstar soprano Renée Fleming joins forces with the celebrated Emerson String Quartet for a program that shines a spotlight on works by two composers who worked in a rare genre, that of voice and string quartet.

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Superstar soprano Renée Fleming joins forces with the celebrated Emerson String Quartet in the Terrace Theater for a program that shines a spotlight on works by two composers who worked in a rare genre, that of voice and string quartet. The program includes the Sonnette der Elisabeth Barrett-Browning by Egon Wellesz, Alban Berg's Lyric Suite, and Brahms's String Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2.

Performance Timing: Part One - 55 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 30 min.

Note: Renée Fleming and members of the Emerson String Quartet will sign CDs following the performance, in the States Gallery outside of the Terrace Theater.