Caramoor Presents the Dover Quartet

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Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts presents
The Dover Quartet2013-14 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-ResidenceDover Quartet

Sunday, March 23 at 4 p.m. in the Music Room

 Katonah, NY – On Sunday, March 23 at 4 p.m. in Caramoor’s Rosen House Music Room, the Dover Quartet continues its tenure as the 2013-14 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence at Caramoor with a diverse program. The concert will begin with Mozart’s String Quartet No. 16 in E flat minor, the third of Mozart’s Haydn Quartets. The talented musicians will continue with Janacek’s String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata” which was inspired by Leo Tolstoy’s story, “Kreutzer Sonata,” inspired by Beethoven’s Piano and Violin Sonata No. 9, “Kreutzer.”. For the last piece, the quartet will perform Schubert’s String Quartet No. 13, “Rosamunde.” Written around the same time as the crowd favorite Death and the Maiden, “Rosamunde” is named after a theatrical work by Schubert, that provided a tune used in the second movement of the quartet. filled with quotes from earlier works by Schubert.

The Dover Quartet is sure to present a performance “with a level of nuance unexpected of musicians so young.” (The Wall Street Journal).  The quartet swept the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, winning the Grand Prize as well as all three Special Prizes: the R.S. Williams & Sons Haydn Prize for the best performance of Haydn, the Székely Prize for the best performance of Schubert, and the Canadian Commission Prize for the best performance of a newly commissioned work. They are also the first ever Quartet-in-Residence at their Alma Mater, Curtis.

Tickets for The Dover Quartet are $15.00, $35.00, $45.00, and $55.00. To order tickets,call the Box Office at 914.232.1252 or visit Groups of 16 or more may purchase discounted tickets by contacting Sal  Vaccaro at 914.232.5035 ext. 256 or

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For a full bio and more information on the Dover Quartet, please follow this link.

Caramoor is a performing arts center located on a unique 90-acre setting of Italianate architecture and gardens in Westchester County, NY. It enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality.  Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing education programs for young children centered around music.  Audiences are invited to come early, explore the beautiful grounds, enjoy a pre-concert picnic, and discover beautiful music in the relaxed settings of the Venetian Theater, Spanish Courtyard, Music Room of the Rosen House, and the magnificent gardens.



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