Kontras Quartet

Eleanor Bartsch and Francois Henkins, violins
Ben Weber, viola
Jean Hatmaker, cello

June 7, 2022

Rush Hour Concerts

Robbie Ellis, host

Program:

Bongani Ndodana-Breen (b. 1975) – Apologia at Umzimvubu (2003) (9’)

Florence Price (1888-1953) – String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor (1935) (30′)

I. Moderato

II. Andante cantabile

III. Juba: Allegro

IV. Finale: Allegro

Read bios and program notes here

The Rush Hour Concerts series is supported in part by awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts are presented in partnership with St. James Cathedral and 98.7 WFMT.

Don’t miss Kuang-Hao Huang and the

Chen String Quartet next week on the

Rush Hour Concerts!

Tuesday June 14, 12:15pm

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