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Cecilia String Quartet will perform on Stradivari instruments from Library Of Congress

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Rising stars in the quartet world, Canada's Cecilia String Quartet performs on the Library's Stradivari instruments, marking the 80th anniversary of Gertrude Clarke Whittall's gift. Framed by Mozart and Mendelssohn, the program includes Sofia Gubaidulina's Quartet no. 1, and introduces one of the winners from the Cecilia's ongoing project celebrating Canadian women composers, Katie Agócs's Tantric Variations.

The Program will take place on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2016 at 8 PM - Stradivari Anniverary Concert Coolidge Auditorium and will include a PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION at 6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required). PROGRAM MUSIC INCLUDES:

MOZART - Quartet in D minor, K. 421
GUBAIDULINA - String Quartet no. 1
AGÓCS - Tantric Variations (U.S. Premiere)
MENDELSSOHN - String Quartet in E minor, op. 44, no. 2

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