Festivals & Series

Jupiter String Quartet

Winter Chamber Music Festival

Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:30pm

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violin; Liz Freivogel, viola; Daniel McDonough, cello

“Eloquent intensity” –The New Yorker

Winner of the Banff International String Quartet Competition, the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Cleveland Quartet Award, and an Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Jupiter Quartet stands at the forefront of the new generation of chamber ensembles. The quartet has appeared at celebrated venues throughout the world, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, London’s Wigmore Hall, Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes, Austria’s Esterházy Palace, and Seoul’s National Arts Center. The group has commissioned numerous works by composers including Syd Hodkinson, Hannah Lash, Dan Visconti, and Mark Adamo, with a quartet by Kati Agócs to be premiered in summer 2018. Their most recent album Revelations, featuring chamber music by Su Lian Tan, was released in 2017.

Felix Mendelssohn, String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13
Henri Dutilleux, Ainsi la nuit
Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

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Pick-Staiger Concert Hall


50 Arts Cir Dr
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

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Pick-Staiger is a 989-seat hall located in the Arts Circle on the Evanston campus of Northwestern University. The main lobby entrance for concerts is on the west side of the building (revolving and regular doors). Since its inception in 1975, the hall has functioned as both a classroom and performance facility for Bienen School of Music performing ensembles, faculty recitals, festivals, and professional guest artists.