The Juilliard String Quartet, 8/28/15. L to R: Ronald Copes, Joseph Lin, Astrid Schween, and Roger Tapping. download

The Juilliard String Quartet announces repertoire for the 2018/19 season

Program I
Beethoven: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
Lembit Beecher: Newly Commissioned Piece [c. 20 Minutes]
Intermission
Dvorak: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 (“American”)

Program II
Haydn: String Quartet No. 2 in F Major, Op. 77
Bartok: String Quartet No. 3
Intermission
Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 (“2nd Razumovsky”)

Coming up, the Juilliard String Quartet will be holding week-long seminars at the Juilliard School in May, and with former violist Samuel Rhodes and former violinist Joel Smirnoff at Tanglewood Music Center in June, leading intensive workshops for professional quartets, culminating in all-day quartet marathons at the conclusion of the seminars.

In this Juilliard Inside Look video, the Quartet celebrates its 70th anniversary season and the introduction of new cellist, Astrid Schween.  Watch, and enjoy!