Juilliard String Quartet welcomes cellist Astrid Schween

As the Juilliard String Quartet welcome cellist Astrid Schween, watch her tell how the match was made in this engaging video.

The forthcoming season is highlighted by concerts at some of their favorite venues including Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Detroit Chamber Music SocietyMusic TorontoLouisville Chamber Music Society,Chamber Music in Napa Valley and Tucson, Arizona where they give the world premiere of Mario Davidovsky’s 6th string quartet, “Fragments, Quartet No. 6” co-commissioned by the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music and The Juilliard School.

Looking to the 2017/18 season, the Juilliard String Quartet offers programs of Haydn, Bartok, Dvorak, Beethoven and Sir James MacMillan’s Quartet No. 2, “Why is This Night Different?”  We look forward to an exciting season with this fresh iteration of the Juilliard String Quartet!