Enso Quartet

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
7:30 PM

  • Wolf: Italian Serenade
  • Alberto Ginastera: Quartet No. 3, Op. 40
  • Turina: Serenata, Op. 87
  • Alberto Ginastera: Quartet No. 2, Op. 26

America’s Ensō Quartet takes its name from the Japanese Zen painting of the circle. Its AFCM concert draws largely from folk traditions: the lyrical Italian Serenade of Hugo Wolf and a Spanish serenade by Joaquín Turina, with Argentine dances suffusing Alberto Ginastera’s Second Quartet. As a bonus, Ginastera’s Third Quartet – really a dramatic song cycle – features phenomenal new-music soprano Tony Arnold as part of the Tucson Desert Song Festival.

Update July 2016: Yura Lee officially joins the Enso String Quartet and will perform for this event.


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