March 14, 2024
Greensburg Garden & Civic Center
Westmoreland Symphony presents Academy Concerts - Academy String Quartet
Academy String Quartet presents “Dances and Madrigals”
The Westmoreland Symphony presents Academy Concerts: the Academy String Quartet – Jorie Butler-Geyer and Leah Givelber, violins, Warren Davidson, viola, and Cecilia Caughman, cello – in a program to welcome the spring, Dances and Madrigals. The “dances” are by contemporary composer Lera Auerbach, her charming Three Dances in the Old Style for violin and cello. The “madrigals” are Three Madrigals for violin and viola, an exhilarating work by the Czech master Bohuslav Martinu. All four musicians join in a great Haydn quartet (aren’t all Haydn quartets great?) from his Opus 64 set and the brilliant quartet in E flat, Opus 12, written by the 19-year-old Felix Mendelssohn, still in the springtime of his life.
Concerts made possible by Michael J Kakos and Aimee Rusinko Kakos