Mozart: String Quartet no. 17 in Bb K458 "The Hunt"
Suk: Meditation on an Old Czech Hymn 'St. Wenceslas.'
Beethoven: String Quartet in C major Op. 59 no. 3
James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz-Moretti, Violins
Matthew Lipman, Viola
Edward Arron, Cello
This concert is presented in collaboration between the City of Farmington Hills and Chamber Soloists of Detroit. Learn more about CSD here: https://www.chambersoloistsdetroit.org/
Formally established in 2010, the Ehnes Quartet’s highly refined, sensitive and expressive performances have delighted audiences and critics across the globe and have made them one of the most sought after chamber groups performing today. Hailed as “an important new force in the chamber music arena” with a “dream-team line-up” (Strings), the Ehnes Quartet is comprised of four internationally renowned string musicians: violinists James Ehnes and Amy Schwartz Moretti, and cellist Edward Arron. For this concert they are joined by violist Matthew Lipman.
Known for his virtuosity and probing musicianship, violinist James Ehnes has performed in 37 countries on five continents, appearing regularly in the world’s great concert halls and with the most celebrated orchestras and conductors. His recordings have been honored with many international awards and prizes, including a Grammy. James was recently named Gramaphone Magazine's 2021 "Artist of the Year." He plays the “Marsick” Stradivarius of 1715.
The City of Farmington Hills encourages patrons to follow the COVID-19 prevention strategies outlined in the current version of the CDC's Operational Strategy for Small and Large Gatherings, including masking while indoors.
This concert will take place at the Hawk Community Center located at 29995 12 Mile Rd. Farmington Hills, MI 48334.