2016-17 Concert Series
ST. PAUL – November 2016
The Artaria String Quartet (ASQ) is presenting a double series of captivating chamber music concerts in Hamline University's Sundin Music Hall and at Wayzata Community Church.
Programs feature special guest artists, chosen from former membership, plus a long-time piano collaborator.
Along with string quartets by Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, and Janacek, celebratory works include:
Brahms G-Major String Sextet
Ute Miller, viola
Roberta Janzen, cello
Dvorak A-Major Piano Quintet, Op. 81
Mary Ellen Haupert, piano
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence
Renee Skerik, viola
Laura Thielke, cello
Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht
Kenneth Martinson, viola
William Rounds, cello
2016-17 "30th" Concerts
Program I - “Inaugural Program”
Haydn: Quartet in B-flat major "Sunrise"
Brahms: String Sextet in G major
Wayzata Community Church 3pm
($20 suggested donation)
Sundin Music Hall 6pm
Janáček: Quartet No.1 “Kreutzer Sonata”
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, op.81
November 20 @ 6pm
*Individual Tickets = $20
November 27 @ 3pm
Suggested $20 donation at the door
Program III - “Russian Souvenirs”
Beethoven: Quartet in E minor, Op.59/2
Tchaikovsky: "Souvenir de Florence"
February 19, 2017 @ 3pm
February 19, 2017 @ 6pm
Sundin Music Hall
Program IV - “Transfiguration”
Schubert: "Death & the Maiden"
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
May 7, 2017 @ 3pm
Wayzata Community Church
May 7, 2017 @ 7pm
Recent MPR Broadcast
In August, Artaria was recorded and interviewed at the Maud Moon Weyerhauser studios in downtown St. Paul. Have a listen!.
MSAB 2016-17 Residency
The ASQ is one-third of the way through an "Arts Learning" grant sponsored by the Minnesota State Arts Board. Free public concerts and educational events are taking place in Winona, Caledonia, Rushford, and Lanesboro throughout the season..
In October, Hal Cropp, convincingly portrayed composer Leos Janacek before an appreciative audience at the Commonweal Theatre in Lanesboro, and school children composed essays based on the composer's string quartet "Kreutzer Sonata". More to come.
ACMS 2016-17 Calendar
Do you have an idea for an Artaria performance or teaching project? Send us a message and we'll look it over.
The Artaria String Quartet has been learning, playing, teaching, and living in the chamber music world since 1986. We are passionate about string quartets and all the important thoughts and ideas that composers have imbedded in these 4-part scores. Click this link to find out more about us!LEARN MORE