Our Next Concert: Quatour Arod

Our Next Concert: Quatour Arod

October 20, 2019
Faye Spanos Concert Hall
2:30 pm

Quatour Arod
Photo: Marco Borggreve

With all four members only in their early twenties, the Paris-based Arod Quartet has already dazzled chamber-music lovers in concerts at such prestigious venues as the Auditorium of the Louvre in Paris and the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.

The Arod quickly came to international attention when they won the coveted First Prize of the 2016 ARD International Music Competition in Munich, having already taken First Prize at the Carl Nielsen Chamber Music Competition in Copenhagen. In 2018-19 the Arod made its American debut, featuring its inaugural Carnegie Hall performance.

The group takes its name from Legolas’s horse in J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic Lord of the Rings trilogy; in Tolkien’s mythic Rohirric language, Arod means ‘swift.’

Scheduled Program

Franz Schubert, String Quartet No. 4 in C Major, D. 46
Anton Webern, Langsamer Satz für Streichquartett
Alexander Zemlinksy, String Quartet No. 2 in D minor, Op. 15

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