Sunday, October 12, 2014 - Portland String Quartet
To open the 2014-15 season, the Portland String Quartet includes a performance of the first of the "Rasumovsky" (or "Razumovsky") quartets, Beethoven Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59, No. 1, written in 1806, as commissioned by the russian ambassador in Vienna, Count Andreas Razumovsky.
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Sunday, November 9, 2014 - VentiCordi
A blending of winds and strings VentiCordi was founded in 2009 with artistic directors Kathleen McNerney, oboist and the PSQ's own Dean Stein, violinist. This duo and invited guests will perform a collection of wind and string music from the heart.
Sponsored by: CALDERWOOD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - Portland String Quartet
This concert continues to explore the "Rasumovsky" quartets with String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2.
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - Valentine’s Day with Lantz and Kargul: The Secret Loves of the Great Romantics
This concert will be co-presented by the Lark Society for Chamber Music and the University of Southern Maine School of Music.
The PSQ's own Ronald Lantz,violinist and Laura Kargul, pianist and director of the keyboard studies at the University of Southern Maine, have been performing as a duo since 2010. Celebrate the holiday of romance with violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul as they perform works of Brahms, Dvorak, Mendelssohn and Fauré, among others. In the spirit of the season, they will share their insights into the music and reveal the secret loves that inspired these passionate composers.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - Portland String Quartet
The PSQ will close the concert season with a program anchored by the last of the Beethoven "59's", the String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59. No. 3.
Sponsored by : and Portland Volvo