Isabel Quartet: Mozart, Burge, and Mendelssohn
DateSunday November 26, 2023
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The second Isabel Quartet concert opens with another familiar nicknamed quartet by Mozart, The Dissonance, and features two composer’s second quartets: Mendelssohn’s Opus 13 and Queen’s faculty and Juno-winning composer, John Burge’s Death of a Lady’s Man, a 2017 homage to Leonard Cohen who died in 2016.
Last April 2023, the Isabel Quartet was joined by local Kingston santur performer, Sadaf Amini, to finally premiere a work that John Burge has composed for the Isabel Quartet and Sadaf Amini back in 2019. Titled, Shiraz, the premiere of this piece had been twice cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. If interested, here is a link to this premiere performance: Shiraz by John Burge for Santur and String Quartet
Program for this concert:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, String Quartet No. 19 in C major, The Dissonance
John Burge, String Quartet No. 2, Death of a Lady’s Man
Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Opus 13
SPECIAL SUBSCRIPTION OFFER: Purchase in-person tickets to any three or more Isabel Quartet or DAN School Faculty concerts at the same time through the IBCPA Box Office (either online, in person or by phone) and SAVE 25%.
Below is a list, with links to descriptions, of all six concerts, (including this one) that are eligible for the 25% discount when purchasing in-person tickets to three or more concerts at the same time:
Isabel String Quartet with Younggun Kim: Sun, Oct 15, 2023, 2:30PM
The Palenai Duo: In Memory of Michael Szczesniak: Sun, Nov 5, 2023,2:30PM
Isabel Quartet: Mozart, Burge, and Mendelssohn: Sun, Nov 26, 2023, 2:30PM
Sweet Nothings: A Saxophone Recital: Thurs, Jan 25, 2024, 7:30PM
Isabel Quartet: Haydn, Burry, and Beethoven: Tues, Feb 27, 2024, 7:30PM
The Mata Hari Songbook: Thurs, Mar 7, 2024, 7:30PM
DAN SCHOOL FACULTY IN THE COMMUNITY CONCERT SPECIAL OFFER: This concert on Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 7:30, will feature four local musical ensembles that, while independent of the DAN School, are connected by the participation of DAN School faculty as performing musicians. Featured on this highly diverse concert are: The Brockville Community Choir, King’s Don Taiko (Japanese Taiko drumming), the Kingston Baroque Consort, and The Martello Alley Cats. This general admission seating concert has very reasonably priced tickets (Full price $20, Faculty/Staff $16, Students $8) but anyone purchasing three or more tickets to the Faculty Artist and/or Isabel Quartet Series by noon (12:00 PM) on Monday, September 18, 2023, will receive a free in-person ticket(s) to this DAN School Faculty in the Community concert. Livestream tickets are not eligible for this special offer. These free tickets will be processed and emailed to ticket holders by Friday, September 22, 2023.
PLEASE NOTE: All ticket holders to the Faculty Artist Series or Isabel String Quartet concerts receive a link to the online digital concert hall, giving audience members the option to attend in person or watch online if unable to attend.
DAN School of Drama and Music
Isabel Quartet photos by: Reiner@BrilliantEye.ca
More Special Events
Featuring The Brockville Community Choir, King's DON Taiko, the Kingston Baroque Consort, and The Martello Alley Cats
Mozart’s String Quartet nicknamed The Hunt, and Schumann’s Piano Quintet, performed with Queen’s faculty member, Younggun Kim
Including Michel Szczesniak's String Trio, Sonata for Cello and Piano, and Fanfare and Scherzo for Piano four-hands