Festivals & Series

Jupiter String Quartet

Part of the Winter Chamber Music Festival

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 3:00pm CST

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

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

Praised by the New Yorker for its “eloquent intensity,” the Jupiter String Quartet has received the grand prizes in the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Chamber Music America’s Cleveland Quartet Award, and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. Performances have brought the quartet to New York City’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, London’s Wigmore Hall, Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes, Austria’s Esterházy Palace, and Seoul’s Sejong Chamber Hall. Their latest recording—a collaboration with the Jasper String Quartet featuring music of Dan Visconti, Felix Mendelssohn, and Osvaldo Golijov—was released on the Marquis Classics label in 2021. Since 2012, the members of the quartet have been artists-in-residence at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

W. A. Mozart, String Quartet No. 23 in F Major, K. 590
Florence Price, Five Folksongs in Counterpoint
William Bolcom, "Graceful Ghost" and "Incineratorag" from Three Rags for String Quartet
Johannes Brahms, String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

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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 972-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.