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      February 12, 2019

      Tuesday   7:30 PM

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      Jerusalem Quartet x Qin Li-wei

      Praised by the The New York Times for its “passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend,” the Jerusalem Quartet has performed and recorded since 1996, with appearances in London, Paris, Zurich, Hamburg, St. Petersburg, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and other major cities, and recorded award-winning albums for the Harmonia Mundi label.This evening’s programme traces the history of string chamber music from its roots to the mid-20th century, with three influential works. Haydn, whose work was crucial in creating the string quartet in its current form, composed his Op. 76 in 1797. Korngold, a master of film scores in his time, composed the second quartet in 1933, just before his first visit to Hollywood. The evening ends with Schubert’s String Quintet D956 – composed in 1828 and one of the pinnacles of the chamber music canon. Please note that by clicking on the link, you will be directly forwarded to a third party independent site, which is not developed nor maintained by National University of Singapore (NUS). The website could be subject to data protection and privacy practices and you are encouraged to examine them before proceeding to share your personal data. NUS will collect, use and/or disclose the personal data submitted through this third party independent site for the purpose of registration and/or management of the event. Photography and Videography will be taken during the event. National University of Singapore may use some or all of these images in print and social media. Out of respect for other concert goers, no children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.

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