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Borromeo String Quartet

Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Olivier Music Barn, 6:30 PM

Pre-Concert Talk: 5:00 PM, Tiara Acoustic Shell


The Borromeo String Quartet will perform J.S. Bach's beloved Well-Tempered Clavier and César Franck's String Quartet in D Major bookend an extraordinary event at Tippet Rise: the world premiere of a 2018 commission for the art center, String Quartet No. 4 ("Oasis"), by Aaron Jay Kernis, the second of three works he is composing for Tippet Rise.


Selection of Preludes and Fugues for Book One of The Well-Tempered Clavier
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 3 in C-sharp Major, BWV 848
  • Prelude and Fugue No. 4 in C-sharp Minor, BWV 849
String Quartet No. 4 ("Oasis"), 2018 Tippet Rise Commission for String Quartet (World Premiere)
  • I. Soaring
  • II. Portal Nightsong
  • III. Oasis
  • IV. Mysterium
String Quartet in D Major