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Hendersonville Chamber Music: Kontras String Quartet - "Intimate Letters"

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( Sun., Feb. 8, 2015 )

First Congregational Church, 1735 Fifth Avenue, Hendersonville, NC 28739-4013


The program boasts a romantic Valentine’s Day theme. It includes Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 18 #1 a work deeply influenced by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet; Anton Webern’s Langsamer Satz said to have been inspired by a hiking holiday in the mountains outside of Vienna Webern took with his soon to be fiancée and later wife and Leoš Janáček's String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters,” a work inspired by Webern’s long and spiritual friendship with a married woman 38 years his junior.


Adults $20; Students Free

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  • Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM