SF Performances Presents: Chiaroscuro Quartet

Presented by San Francisco Performances

The Chiaroscuro Quartet performs music of the Classical and early Romantic periods on gut strings and with historical bows, creating a fresh, unique sound. Formed in 2005, the Chiaroscuro Quartet is highly acclaimed by audiences and critics all over the world.

Chiaroscuro Quartet was a prize-winner of the German Förderpreis Deutschlandfunk/Musikfest Bremen in 2013 and received Germany’s most prestigious CD award, the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik in 2015 for their recording of Mozart’s Quartet in D Minor, K. 421 and Mendelssohn’s Second String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13. Among the ensemble’s chamber music partners are renowned artists such as Kristian Bezuidenhout, Trevor Pinnock, Jonathan Cohen, Nicolas Baldeyrou, Chen Halevi, Malcolm Bilson, Christian Poltera, and Christophe Coin.

City: San Francisco
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Program Items

SCHUBERT Quartettsatz in C Minor, D.703
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in in F Minor, Op.95
MENDELSSOHN String Quartet in A Minor, Op.13


Alina Ibragimova violin
Pablo Hernán Benedí violin
Emilie Hörnlund viola
Claire Thirion cello

Herbst Theatre

Herbst Theatre

401 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States