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Encore Houston, Episode 50: Da Camera – St. Lawrence String Quartet

The St. Lawrence String Quartet performs works by Hadyn, Adams, and Beethoven in a concert hosted by Da Camera.


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St. Lawrence Quartet
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St. Lawrence String Quartet (L-R): Christopher Costanza, Lesley Robertson, Owen Dalby, Geoff Nuttall

On our newest episode of Encore Houston, you’ll hear the St. Lawrence String Quartet in concert through Da Camera. The program features works by the “Father of the String Quartet,” Franz Joseph Haydn, a piece written specifically for the group by John Adams, and a unique entry among Beethoven’s esteemed “late quartets.”

Music in this episode:

  • FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN, String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5
  • JOHN ADAMS, Second Quartet
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
    • Geoff Nuttall, violin
    • Owen Dalby, violin
    • Lesley Robertson, viola
    • Christopher Costanza, cello
  • Performance date: 10/28/2016
  • Originally aired: 1/20/2018

New episodes of Encore Houston air Saturdays at 10 PM, with a repeat broadcast Sundays at 4 PM, all on Houston Public Media Classical.


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Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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