The Shanghai Quartet

with the CSO Quartet

January 28, 2017


The Gaillard Center, Charleston, SC

The Shanghai Quartet

CSO String quartet with The Shanghai Quartet

Renowned for its passionate musicality, impressive technique and multicultural innovations, the Shanghai Quartet has become one of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles. Its elegant style melds the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire, allowing it to traverse musical genres including traditional Chinese folk music, masterpieces of Western music and cutting-edge contemporary works.

Shanghai Quartet is Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, Violins; Honggang Li, Viola; and Nicholas Tzavaras, Violoncello.

CSO String Quartet is Yuriy Bekker and Micah Gangwer, Violins; Jan-Marie Joyce, Viola; and Norbert Lewandowski, Violoncello.

Frank Bridge
Three Novelletten for String Quartet

Antonín Dvořák
String Quartet No. 14 in A flat major

Felix Mendelssohn
Octet in E-flat Major