The Four Quarters - 2010

String Quartet

Commissioned by the Carnegie Hall Corporation for the Emerson String Quartet

Programme Notes

i - Nightfalls

ii - Morning Dew

iii - Days

iv - The Twenty-fifth Hour

Recordings

Upcoming Performances

  • May 30 2019
    Riverside Church, New York City, USA
    The Locrian Chamber Players, Diva Goodfriend-Koven, Blair McMillen
  • October 3 2019
    Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, United Kingdom
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti

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 String 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
  • May 29 2016
    Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, Port Townsend, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • July 2 2016
    Hødnebø, Risør, Norway
    Doric String Quartet
  • July 16 2016
    Paxton House, , United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • September 10 2016
    St John the Baptist Church, Plush, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • November 15 2016
    St John's Downshire Hill, London, United Kingdom
    Arditti Quartet
  • January 27 2017
    University for Education, Heidelberg, Germany
    Doric String Quartet
  • February 17 2017
    Winthrop Hall, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Calder Quartet
  • February 18 2017
    St Francis Church, Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • February 19 2017
    St Mary's Church, Perivale, London, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • February 19 2017
    BBC Radio 6, , United Kingdom
    Calder Quartet, Anna Meredith
  • February 25 2017
    St Martin's Church, Stamford, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • February 26 2017
    Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, University of Sussex, Brighton, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • March 3 2017
    Britten Studio, Snape, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • March 25 2017
    Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Calder Quartet, Nicolas Hodges, Timothy Redmond
  • March 26 2017
    Wrabness Church, , United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • April 12 2017
    Herbst Theatre, San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Centre, San Francisco, USA
    Calder Quartet
  • April 16 2017
    Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • May 6 2017
    St Mary's Church, Iffley, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • June 28 2017
    Kilrenny Church, Kilrenny, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • July 5 2017
    Bantry House, Bantry, Ireland
    Doric String Quartet
  • July 11 & 13 2017
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon, Castalian String Quartet
  • September 26 2017
    St Mary's Church, Twickenham, London, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • September 29 2017
    Artrix, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • October 17 2017
    Town Hall, Skipton, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • October 26 2017
    Forum Theatre, Malvern, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • January 3-4 2018
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Calder Quartet, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Collon, Laura Mikkola
  • February 1 2018
    Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Doric String Quartet
  • February 7 2018
    Libby Gardner Concert Hall, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Doric String Quartet
  • February 13 2018
    Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, USA
    Doric String Quartet
  • February 14 2018
    Rockefeller University, New York City, USA
    Doric String Quartet
  • March 6 2018
    22 Mansfield Street, London, United Kingdom
    Marmen Quartet
  • March 8 2018
    Auer Performance Hall, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
    Vera Quartet
  • April 10 2018
    Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Callisto Quartet
  • April 10 2018
    St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, United Kingdom
    Esmé Quartet
  • April 10 2018
    St Pancras Church, London, United Kingdom
    Quatuor Tchalik
  • April 10 2018
    Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Solem Quartet, Marmen Quartet, Gildas Quartet
  • April 11 2018
    St James's Church, Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
    Vera Quartet
  • April 11 2018
    Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Quartet Amabile
  • April 11 2018
    St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, London, United Kingdom
    Viano String Quartet
  • April 11 2018
    Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Esmé Quartet, Quatuor Tchalik
  • April 12 2018
    Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Idomeneo Quartet, Eliot Quartett
  • April 13 2018
    St James's Church, Sussex Gardens, London, United Kingdom
    Callisto Quartet
  • April 13 2018
    Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Vera Quartet, Viano String Quartet
  • April 13 2018
    St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, United Kingdom
    Gildas Quartet
  • April 13 2018
    Royal Academy of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Goldmund Quartett
  • April 19 2018
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Castalian String Quartet
  • April 22 2018
    Mannes College The New School for Music, New York City, USA
    Vera Quartet
  • May 15 2018
    Britten Theatre, Royal College of Music, London, United Kingdom
    Marmen Quartet
  • August 2 2018
    City Hall, Newcastle, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 4 2018
    Llewellyn Hall, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 5-6 2018
    Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 7 2018
    Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 8 & 10-11 2018
    City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 12 2018
    Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 13 2018
    Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Brisbane, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 14 2018
    City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 16 2018
    Town Hall, Wollongong, Australia
    Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti
  • August 19 2018
    Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, USA
  • August 20 2018
    St Stephen's Church, Robin Hood's Bay, United Kingdom
  • August 31 2018
    Ilsin Hall, ,
    Quartet7
  • November 23 2018
    Hall 1, Kings Place, London, United Kingdom
    Aurora Orchestra, Iestyn Davies
  • November 25 2018
    Wigmore Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Doric String Quartet
  • April 13 2019
    Bennett Gordon Hall, Highland Park, USA
    Callisto Quartet
  • April 19 2019
    St Bartholomew's Church, Orford, United Kingdom
    Idomeneo Quartet

© Thomas Adès 2014