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Vermeer String Quartet

After nearly four decades of performing, the group's final D.C. appearance for its U.S. farewell tour includes works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Britten.

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Final U.S. Tour

After nearly four decades performing together, the Vermeer String Quartet makes its final Washington appearance as part of the group's U.S. farewell tour. Its members--hailing from Israel, Germany, Britain, and the United States--have brought an inimitable blend of musical and cultural backgrounds to their performances over the years. The Vermeer's final Terrace Theater program includes some of the great chamber works of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, respectively: Beethoven's playful "Compliments" Quartet, Schumann's lush and expressive Quartet in A major, and Britten's ethereal Quartet No. 3, which alludes to the composer's final opera, Death in Venice.

"Well-rounded synergy" --The Washington Post 

"Music-making of the most passionate kind" --The Chicago Tribune  

Program and Notes

BEETHOVEN
String Quartet No. 2 in G major, Op. 18, "Compliments"
BRITTEN
String Quartet No. 3, Op. 94
SCHUMANN
String Quartet No. 3 in A major, Op. 41

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