Sunday, August 12, 3:00 p.m.
Avalon String Quartet
Jonathan Yates, Piano
Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K. 465 “Dissonance” (1785)
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Opus 135 (1826)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Opus 60 (1875)
Formed in 1995, Avalon String Quartet has established itself as one of the country’s leading ensembles performing throughout the US. Dedicated to outreach in various communities, the quartet has worked with school districts in Los Angeles, Chicago, the Center for Abused Children in Hartford, and the Music for Youth Organization in Connecticut. They are currently in residence at Northern Illinois University.
Jonathan Yates has earned high praise as a solo pianist and conductor. A graduate of The Juilliard School, he made his Carnegie Hall debut at age 24 as a pianist in the Isaac Stern Chamber Music Concerts. Mr. Yates currently serves as Music Director of the Camerata Notturna, one of New York City’s most exciting young chamber orchestras, and as conductor of the Sarah Lawrence College Orchestra.