Hear all of Beethoven’s 16 string quartets in a series of 6 concerts in the spring and fall of 2020.
The Borromeo String Quartet, NEC’s faculty quartet in residence, will play from the wider range of expressive markings Beethoven included in his handwritten manuscripts, in new editions prepared by violinist and NEC faculty Nicholas Kitchen.
Each concert is programmed with string quartets from Beethoven’s early, middle, and late periods, allowing the audience to make connections between the range of pieces throughout Beethoven’s life.
String Quartet No. 3 in D major, Op. 18, No. 3
String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3
String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp minor, Op. 131
NEC's Brown Hall
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston