Thomas Ad├Ęs

The Four Quarters - 2010

String Quartet

Commissioned by the Carnegie Hall Corporation

Programme Notes

i - Nightfalls

ii - Serenade: Morning Dew

iii - Days

iv - The Twenty-fifth Hour

Upcoming Performances

  • May 29 2016
    Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, Port Townsend, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • July 16 2016
    Paxton House, , United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • March 25, April 16, July 1 2017
    Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Alasdair Beatson, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Calder Quartet, Nicolas Hodges, Doric String Quartet, Castalian String Quartet

Past Performances

  • March 12 2011
    Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
    Emerson String Quartet
  • March 14 2011
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
    Emerson String Quartet
  • April 3 2011
    Tonhalle, Zürich, Switzerland
    Emerson String Quartet
  • April 6 2011
    Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France
    Emerson String Quartet
  • April 7 2011
    Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Emerson String Quartet
  • October 2 2011
    Hertz Hall, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • July 5 2012
    Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, USA
    Emerson String Quartet
  • July 12 2012
    Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, USA
    Emerson String Quartet
  • September 1 2012
    Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    Emerson Quartet
  • September 15 2012
    Goethe Institut, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Doelen Quartet
  • October 6 2012
    De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Doelen Quartet
  • October 7 2012
    De Nieuwe Kerk, Den Haag, Netherlands
    Doelen Quartet
  • January 13 2013
    Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Doelen Quartet
  • January 16 2013
    Goethe Institut, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Doelen Quartet
  • March 7 2013
    Prebys Concert Hall, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • June 13 2014
    Kings Place, London, United Kingdom
    Aurora Orchestra
  • July 12 2014
    Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • July 18 2014
    Bates Recital Hall, Austin, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • September 24 2014
    Roskilde Bibliotek, Roskilde, Denmark
    Doric String Quartet
  • September 26 2014
    Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford on Avon, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • September 27 2014
    Ludlow Assembly Rooms, Ludlow, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 24 2014
    St Michael's Church, Chagford, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • November 16 2014
    Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, USA
    Doric String Quartet
  • November 23 2014
    Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, Canada
    Doric String Quartet
  • April 12 2015
    Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia
    Doric String Quartet
  • May 18 2015
    Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Liederhalle, Stuttgart, Germany
    Doric String Quartet
  • May 27 2015
    Stricker Auditorium, Conservatory of Music, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Doric String Quartet
  • June 26 2015
    Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • July 1 2015
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • July 14 2015
    Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Castalian String Quartet
  • August 9 2015
    Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft, Netherlands
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 2 2015
    Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 7 2015
    Kleine Zaal, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 12 2015
    22 Mansfield Street, London, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • October 19 2015
    Guildhall, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 20 2015
    Holywell Music Room, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • January 17 2016
    Beckman Auditorium, Pasadena, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • January 24 2016
    Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti, Modena, Italy
    Quartetto Mirus
  • January 26 2016
    Teatro Rossini, Lugo, Italy
    Quartetto Mirus
  • January 31 2016
    Cappella Paolina, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome, Italy
    Quartetto Mirus
  • April 10 2016
    Jurriaanse Zaal, De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ralph van Raat, DoelenKwartet
  • April 13 2016
    Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Ralph van Raat, DoelenKwartet
  • April 16 2016
    Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Saeko Oguma, Musicians from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • April 23 2016
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA
    Calder Quartet

© Thomas Adès 2014