February 9:

Derek Katz Intro

Caroline Shaw (b. 1982):

Valencia (2012)

Derek Katz Intro

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 36 in B-flat major, Op. 50/1 (1787)

Allegro
Adagio
Menuetto: Poco Allegretto
Finale: Vivace

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 37 in C major, Op. 50/2 (1787)

Vivace
Adagio
Menuetto: Allegretto
Finale: Vivace assai

Derek Katz Intro to Riley
Terry Riley (b. 1935): Good Medicine Dance (1987)

2019

November 10:

Derek Katz Intro

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 41 in D Major, op. 50/6 “The Frog” (1787)

Allegro
Poco Adagio
Menuet: Allegretto
Finale: Allegro con Spirito

Peculiar Strokes (2011-2015) – Andrew Norman (b.1979)

Rebound
Skim
Skip
Up
Scrape
Down
Stammer
Spread
Release

Derek Katz Intro to Stravinsky and Haydn
Concertino (1920) – Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 53 in D Major, op. 64/5 “The Lark” (1790)

Allegro moderato
Adagio: Cantabile
Menuet: Allegretto
Finale: Vivace

September 15:

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 18 in E Major, op. 17/1 (1771)

Moderato
Menuet: Allegretto
Adagio
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz and Ryan Carter Intro

String Quartet no. 6 (2019) – Ryan Carter (b. 1980)

First Movement
Second Movement
Third Movement

Derek Katz Intro to Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet no. 15 in a minor, op. 132 (1825)

Assai sostenuto – Allegro
Allegro ma non tanto
Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit, in der Lydischen Tonart. Molto adagio – Andante
Alla marcia, assai vivace – Allegro appassionato

March 31:

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 13 in G Major, op. 9/3 (1769)

Moderato
Menuet: Allegretto
Largo
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz Intro to Riley
G Song (1980) – Terry Riley (b. 1935)

Derek Katz Intro to second half of the program

3 Armenian Folk Songs

Vagharshbadi Dance – Komitas (1869-1935), arr. S. Aslamazyan
Groung [Crane] (2014) – Mary Kouyoumdjian (b. 1983)
Clouds – Komitas / Aslamazyan

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 62 in C Major “Emperor”, op. 76/3 (1797)

Allegro
Poco adagio: Cantabile
Menuet: Allegro
Finale: Presto

January 13:

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 14 in E-flat Major, op. 9/2 (1769)

Moderato
Menuet
Adagio – Cantabile
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz Intro to Montgomery
Source Code (2013) – Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981)

Derek Katz Intro to second half of the program

Pauline Oliveros: Tuning Meditation (1971)

Shostakovich: String Quartet no. 9 in E-flat Major, op. 117 (1964)

Oliveros and Shostakovich

2018

November 11: Journeys on the Voyager

Note: live video recordings aren’t available for this concert due to technical challenges.
Derek Katz Intro to Pale Blue Dot and Haydn

Pale Blue Dot (2014) – David Ludwig

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 49 in b minor, opus 64/2 (1790)

Allegro spiritoso
Adagio ma non troppo
Menuet: Allegretto
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz Intro to Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet no. 13 in B-flat Major, opus 130 (1825-26)

Adagio ma non troppo – Allegro
Presto
Andante con moto ma non troppo: Poco scherzoso
Alla danza tedesca: Allegro assai
Cavatina: Adagio molto espressivo
Finale: Allegro

September 16: Anniversaries

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 45 in A Major Opus 55/1 (1788)

Allegro
Adagio Cantabile
Menuetto
Finale: Vivace

Katz and Prutsman Intro to Prutsman
30: An American Kaleidoscope for String Quartet 2018

Derek Katz Intro to Taverner, Tye, and Reich
John Taverner – In Nomine
Christopher Tye – In Nomine a 4
Steve Reich – Different Trains (1988)

May 6: Form and Texture

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 16 in A Major Opus 9/6 (1770)

Presto
Menuetto
Adagio
Finale: Presto

String Quartet no. 2 “Company” (1983) – Philip Glass (b. 1937)

Q = 96
Q = 160
Q = 90
Q = 160

Derek Katz Intro to Balter

Chambers (2012) – Marcos Balter (b. 1974)

I.
II.
III.

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 29 in G Major, opus 33/5 (1781)

Vivace Assai
Largo e Cantabile
Scherzo: Allegro
Finale: Allegretto

February 25: Early Years

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 3 in D Major Opus 1/3 (1757)

Adagio
Menuet – Trio
Presto
Menuet – Trio
Presto

selective defrosting (2012) – Tina Tallon (b. 1990)

Lento, molto espressivo – Agitato – Adagio, teneramente Derek Katz Intro to Seeger

Ruth Crawford Seeger: String Quartet (1931)

Rubato assai
Leggiero; tempo guisto; Andante
Allegro possible

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 11 in d minor Opus 9/4 (1769)

Moderato
Menuet – Trio
Adagio cantabile
Finale: Presto

2017

November 12: Dreams and Dances

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 43 in G major Opus 54/1 (1788)

Maya Ginsberg Intro to Schulhoff

Schulhoff: Five Pieces (1923)

Maya Ginsberg Intro to Mazzoli

Missy Mazzoli: Queen Mab

Maya Ginsberg Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 59 in g minor Opus 74/3, “Rider” (1793)

September 17: Reason Gone Mad

Intro to Haydn and Stravinsky

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 30 in E-flat Major Opus 33/2, The Joke (1781)

Allegro moderato
Scherzo: Allegro
Largo
Presto

Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)

Danse
Eccentrique
Cantique

Ana Sokolovic: Commedia dell’arte (2010)

Il Dottore
Colombina
Il Capitano

George Antheil: Lithuanian Night (1919)

Moderato
Presto

Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet no. 58 in F major Opus 74/2 (1793)

Allegro spirituoso
Andante grazioso
Minuet – Trio
Finale: Presto

May 28: Operatic Explorations

Haydn – String Quartet no. 22 in G major Opus 17/5

Dvorak – Cypress no. 2 – Death Reigns in Many a Human Breast (1887)

Adès – Arcadiana, op. 12 (1994)

Haydn – String Quartet no. 23 in f minor

Dvorak – Cypress no. 11 – Nature Lies Peaceful in Slumber and Dreaming (1887)

January 22: Ancient Inspirations

Carissimi – Iustus germinabit sicut lilium

Derek Katz introduces Haydn Op 20/3
Haydn String Quartet No.26 in g minor, Op. 20/3

Derek Katz introduces Josquin
Josquin des Prez – Ave maria … Virgo Serena

Derek Katz introduces Faure
Faure String Quartet in e minor, Op. 121

2016

November 20: London Travels

Frank Bridge: Three Idylls

Adagio molto espressivo
Allegretto poco lento
Allegro con moto

Derek Katz introduces Britten

Benjamin Britten: Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25

Andante sostenuto – Allegro vivo
Allegretto con slancio
Andante calmo
Molto vivace

Derek Katz introduces Haydn

Joseph Haydn: Quartet No. 57 in C Major, Op. 74/1

Allegro moderato
Andante grazioso
Menuet: Allegro
Finale: Vivace

September 25: Folk Festivities

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in D Minor, Op. 42

Andante, ed innocentemente
Menuet – Trio
Adagio, e cantabile
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz intro to Timmermans

Linde Timmermans: Cante de Ida y Vuelta

Guajira – Vidalita – Milonga – Petenera

Derek Katz introduces Haydn

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 54/2

Vivace
Adagio
Menuetto: Allegretto – Trio
Finale: Adagio – Presto

Colin Jacobsen: Brooklesca

May 15: Haydn and Cage

Derek Katz intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 20/1 “Sun #1”

Allegro Moderato
Menuet
Affetuoso e Sostenuto
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz Intro to Cage

John Cage: String Quartet in Four Parts

Quietly Flowing Along
Slowly Rocking
Nearly Stationary
Quodlibet

Derek Katz introduces Haydn

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76/4 “Sunrise”

Allegro con Spirito
Adagio
Menuetto: Allegro
Finale: Allegro ma non troppo

February 21: Beginning, Entr’acte, Finale

Derek Katz Intro to Haydn

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 1 in B-flat Major

Presto
Minuet & Minuet Secondo
Adagio
Minuet
Finale: Presto

Derek Katz intro to Nancarrow

Conlon Nancarrow: String Quartet No. 1

Allegro Molto
Andante Moderato
Prestissimo

Derek Katz Intro to Shaw and Haydn
Caroline Shaw: Entr’acte

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 67 in F Major

Allegro Moderato
Menuet: Presto — Trio
Andante
Finale: Vivace assai