Kicking off the celebration of their 30th season, the Cassatt Quartet is joined by renowned cellist Marc Johnson (Vermeer Quartet) to offer the world premiere of an exciting and elegant new quintet by Daniel S. Godfrey, To Mourn, To Dance, counterbalanced by the sumptuous Schubert Quintet.
Muneko Otani, violin
Jennifer Leshnower, violin
Sarah Adams, viola
Nicole Johnson, cello
About Daniel Godfrey:
"Impressionism with an American accent."
-The New York Times
"A rare wedding of flawless craft and flowing lyricism."
- Alex Ross, author, The Rest is Noise
-Conversation with Daniel S. Godfrey and Laura Kaminsky-
Daniel S. Godfrey (b. 1949) - To Mourn, To Dance *World Premiere* (2013)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - String Quintet in C Major (1828)
I. Allegro ma non troppo
III. Scherzo (Presto) - Trio (Andante sostenuto)