Photo Credit: Valentina Sadiul
THALEA STRING QUARTET*
Christopher Whitley & Kumiko Sakamoto, violins | Luis Bellorin, viola │ Bridget Pasker, cello
Sunday | October 23, 2016 | 4:00 pm
Noe Valley Ministry
NVCM welcomes the Thalea String Quartet to kick off our season with a program spanning from the classic to the cutting edge of the string quartet repertoire. Chosen as our 2016-17 Emerging Artists and hailed as having “the potential to be one of the finest of its generation” (Calgary Herald), the ensemble will perform works by Terry Riley, Haydn and Mendelssohn.
3:15 pm Pre-concert talk: Kai Christiansen.
Haydn: String Quartet op 76 no 1
Terry Riley: Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector
Mendelssohn: String Quartet op 80
*This Osher Inside Out concert is part of our contemporary neo@noe series and has been made possible in part thanks to the generous support of the Bernard Osher Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, and the Musical Grant Program, which is administered by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and supported by the Heller Foundation, the Hewlett Foundation, the San Francisco Foundation and San Francisco Grants for the Arts.
(Please note that this performance was rescheduled to October from the original February date.)