Borromeo, Manasse and Icarus

BACH / RUEHR / MENDELSSOHN

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 7:30 PM

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Borromeo String Quartet
Nicholas Kitchen, violin
Kristopher Tong, violin
Mai Motobuchi, viola
Yeesun Kim, cello
Jon Manasse, clarinet

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685 – 1750)
Four Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
(arranged for string quartet by Nicholas Kitchen)
No. 17 in A-flat Major, BWV 886
No .18 in G-sharp Minor, BWV 887
No. 19 in A Major, BWV 888
No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 889

ELENA RUEHR (b. 1963)
Icarus (2018) for string quartet and clarinet (North American première)
(in one movement)
Jon Manasse, clarinet

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809 – 1847)
String Quartet in D Major, Opus 44 No. 1
Molto allegro vivace
Menuetto:  Un poco allegretto
Andante espressivo ma con moto
Finale:  Presto con brio