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Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 pm Littlefield Concert Hall

Darius Milhaud Concert
String Quartets by Darius Milhaud, Ruth Crawford, and Igor Stravinsky

Amaranth Quartet

Amaranth Quartet

Emily Botel and Abigail Shiman: violins, Julie Michael: viola, Helen Newby: cello

Program

Igor Stravinsky:
Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)

Darius Milhaud:
String Quartet No. 7, Op. 87 (1925)

Ruth Crawford String Quartet 1931

Darius Milhaud:
String Quartet No. 1, Op. 5 (1912)

The annual Darius Milhaud concert is funded by the Class of 1945 Darius Milhaud Performance Endowment. Established in 1995 by the Class of 1945 at its 50th Reunion, the endowment has supported annual concerts featuring the music of Darius Milhaud. The Class of 1945 was among the first to graduate during Milhaud’s tenure at Mills. Their vision and generosity is a fitting tribute to his inspirational teaching and artistry. The Music Department is grateful to the Class of 1945 for insuring that Milhaud’s music will continue to exert a strong influence at Mills in the years to come.

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Amaranth Quartet
Ravel String Quartet in F Major, II: Assez vif—très rythmé

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