Haydn Sun Quartets
  • July 10, 2022 - September 18, 2022

Haydn Sun Quartets

This summer Music Mountain’s 93rd Season celebrates the 250th Anniversary of Haydn’s “Sun” Quartets, which are credited to have given birth to the string quartet medium as we know it today.

Enjoy all 6 Haydn “Sun” Quartets over the course of 6 concerts at Music Mountain, on 7/10, 7/24, 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/18 (Program Details Below) - Buy the Cycle and Save 15%

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Concert Details:

JULY 10

+ 1:30 PM: Pre-Concert Talk by Dr. Mark Ferraguto, from Penn State University and Haydn Society: Haydn “Sun” Quartets
+ 3 PM: Concert

Penderecki String Quartet
Victoria Schwartzman, Piano

(Sun Quartets Concert #1/6)
HAYDN String Quartet in A Major, Op. 20 #6
PENDERECKI String Quartet #4
FRANCK Piano Quintet in F Minor


JULY 24

+ 3 PM: Concert

Ulysses Quartet
Tanya Bannister, Piano

(Sun Quartets Concert #2/6)

HAYDN String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20 #3
TOWER Wild Summer
ELGAR Piano Quintet in A Minor, Op. 84

AUGUST 14

+ 1:30 pm: Pre-Concert Talk
with the Cramer Quartet and composer Alexandra Du Bois
+ 3 PM: Concert

Cramer Quartet
(On period instruments and gut strings)

(Sun Quartets Concert #3/6)
HAYDN String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20 #2
DU BOIS String Quartet #6 (in response to Haydn’s Opus 20 quartets)
HAYDN String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76 #1

AUGUST 21

+ 3 PM: Concert

Daedalus Quartet
Todd Crow, Piano

(Sun Quartets Concert #4/6)
HAYDN String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 20 #1
BEACH String Quartet, Op. 89
CHAN Ignis Fatuus
DOHNANYI Piano Quintet in E Flat Minor, Op. 26

AUGUST 28

+ 3 PM: Concert

Jupiter String Quartet

(Sun Quartets Concert #5/6)
HAYDN String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20 #4
TAYLOR Chaconne/Labyrinth
TCHAIKOVSKY String Quartet in D Major, Op. 11

SEPTEMBER 18

+ 3 PM: Concert

Cassatt String Quartet
Eliot Fisk, Guitar

(Sun Quartets Concert #6/6)
HAYDN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20 #5
GODFREY Guitar Quintet
TURINA The Bullfighter’s Prayer
BOCCHERINI Guitar Quintet in D Major, G.448, “Fandango”