Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, Maud Powell String Quartet

May 23, 2015, 11:00 am

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Pioneering American violinist Maud Powell (1867-1920).

Named after Maud Powell (1867-1920), America’s first international violin superstar (who grew up in Aurora, Illinois), this premier string quartet from the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra is coached by Karen Basrak, cellist in the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The members include Jacob Song (Barrington High School), Mike Priller (Rolling Meadows High School), Claire Wright (Home schooled), and Paul Christian (Glenbard West High School).

  • Czárdás, by Michael McLean

  • Quartet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 18, by Ludwig van Beethoven
    I. Allegro con brio

  • String Quartet No. 8 in c minor, Op. 110, by Dmitri Shostakovich
    I. Largo
    II. Allegro molto
    III. Allegretto
    IV. Largo
    V. Largo

  • Serenata, by Michael McLean