Formed in 1995, the Miró Quartet performs throughout the world. Based in Austin, TX, the Miró Quartet took its name from the Spanish surrealist artist, Joan Miró. Previous Music TORONTO concerts in 2001, 2005 and 2013.
Part of the Miró Quartet’s Archive Project, this programme was performed by the Kneisel Quartet on January 28, 1910 at the Schubert Club in St. Paul, MN.
Pre-concert talk at 7:15pm.
Mozart – Quartet in B-flat Major, K.458
Glière – Quartet in A Major, Op. 2, III. Andante con variazioni
Franck – Quartet in D Major, II. Scherzo: Vivace
Servais – Fantaisie sur deux Airs Russes, with pianist Lydia Wong
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Schubert – Quartet in D Minor, D 810, “Death and the Maiden”
Lydia Wong is a new music specialist and one of Canada’s most sought after collaborative pianists. On faculty at the University of Toronto since 2000, she was appointed Head of the Piano Department in 2016.