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Emergence Quartet Concert: In Memory of Rene Fosse-Hoffmann

posted Nov 3, 2015, 6:35 AM by Barre Library
Join us This Sunday, November 8, 2015 at 3 p.m. for a FREE concert in memory of Rene Fosse-Hoffmanm, a former employee of the Woods Memorial Library. 

The Emergence Quartet, is a period-instrument string quartet dedicated to exploring the fascinating and little-known origins of the genre, presents “Conversations with Haydn,” a program that channels the rich, inventive musical world of Haydn’s 
Vienna. Two quartets celebrate the mutual admiration between Haydn and Mozart: a characteristically joyous, witty selection from Haydn’s opus 33, and Mozart’s turbulent “Dissonance” quartet, one of a set he wrote in response and tribute to opus 33. Also making an appearance are Eybler, Haydn’s unique protégé and a lifelong friend of Mozart, and Albrechtsberger, a precise but quirky composer who taught some of Vienna’s leading lights, including Eybler and This event is funded by donations and is free of charge to attend.
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