The Beethoven fest continues at Bargemusic this weekend with performances of all of his Opus 18 string quartets, of which there are six, by members of the Semplice Players along with Bargemusic’s Artistic Director, Mark Peskanov, on violin. The first concert, featuring quartets 3, 6, and 4, will be on Friday evening, December 20 at 7:00. Quartets 1 and 5 will be performed on Saturday evening, December 21 at 6:00, and quartets 2 and 5 that same evening at 8:00. Quartets 1 an 2 will be performed Sunday afternoon, December 22 at 2:00, and quartets 3, 6, and 4 that same afternoon at 4:00.
On Tuesday, December 24 at 7:00 there will be a Christmas Eve Celebration with pianist Steven Beck playing J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. On Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25 at 3:00 p.m., cellist Julian Schwarz and pianist Marika Bournaki will play works by J.S. Bach.
Note: all of the concerts listed above charge admission. For details, and to purchase tickets, follow the links for the dates of the concerts given above.
On Saturday afternoon, December 21 at 4:00 there will be a free, family oriented “Music in Motion” concert, details here. Doors open at 3:45; first come, first seated