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Death & the Maiden

Indoor Music Concert

Death of a Maiden
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A testament to the beauty of life, Franz Schubert’s String Quartet No. 14, also known as “Death and the Maiden,” has been called “one of the pillars of the chamber music repertoire.” It was composed in 1824 after the composer suffered a serious illness and realized he was dying. Published in 1831, three years after Schubert’s death, each movement of the piece conjures a different episode in the mythic process of death and resurrection.

The Emerald String Quartet will perform “Death and the Maiden,” a quartet that is characterized throughout by sudden dramatic shifts, from the lyrical to the compelling and dramatic. Comprised of members of the South Arkansas Symphony, the Emerald String Quartet features violinists Kiril Laskarov and Diana Norwod, violist Borys Smolaga, cellist Brett Andrews and pianist Dean Pieskee.

Venue:                First United Methodist Church

                            201 S. Hill Ave., El Dorado

Admission:  Tickets cost $40 for premium seating, $30 for silver and $15 for bronze. Discounts are available of students, military personnel and seniors. Subscribe to the 2019-20 Season and save! Subscriptions to the full season start at $90.