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House Concert

RSVP by purchasing a ticket before July 26, 2019. This concert will take place in Stuckagain Heights. Receive address after purchasing your ticket.Doors open at 7:30 for beverages and snacks, concert begins at 8:00.

With Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven alone, one would have enough string quartet music to fill a whole year of concerts. The French string quartet literature, however, may be wholly represented within the span of a few concerts at most, and that would include works not often performed. The famous French composers Ravel, Debussy, Fauré, and Franck all only wrote one quartet each, and it is the first two that are performed the most. Although this music has not completely abandoned their German predecessors, no longer is sonata form at the foremost priority, rather their reaction manifests in a focus on color, texture, ambiguity, dreams and exoticism. 


Gabriel Fauré: La Bonne Chanson

Claude Debussy: String Quartet

i. Animé et très décidé

ii. Assez vif et bien rythmé

iii. Andantino, doucement expressif

iv. Très modéré – En animant peu à peu – Très mouvementé et avec passion

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet

i. Allegro moderato – très doux

ii. Assez vif – très rythmé

iii. Très lent

iv. Vif et agité


Ran Cheng, Eliot Heaton, Edwin Kaplan, Christine Harada Li, Gregory Maytan, Nathaniel Pierce, Leo Singer, Zachary Spontak.

Questions? Contact:

Erin Kim, Concerts Coordinator

[email protected]

Venue Information

Alumni Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Organizer Information

Anchorage Chamber Music Festival

3700 Alumni Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

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