Public Programs And Events

2018-19 Schneider Concerts Season - Maxwell Quartet - US DEBUT

January 20, 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

2018-19 Schneider Concerts Season - Maxwell Quartet - US DEBUT

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

MAXWELL QUARTET - US DEBUT

Program approximately 2 hours, including intermission

1st Prizewinner and Audience Prizewinner at the 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, and hailed as “brilliantly fresh, unexpected and exhilarating” by The Scottish Herald, and "superb storytelling by four great communicators" by The Strad Magazine

Colin Scobie and George Smith, violins
Elliott Perks, viola; Duncan Strachan, cello

Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet in E flat, Op. 71, No. 3 (1793) 
James MacMillan Memento (1994)
Anna Meredith A Short Tribute to Teenage Fanclub (2013) - U.S. premiere
Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 (1826)
Traditional Scottish tunes arranged for string quartet

NOTE: Seats are not reserved

Accessibility

Early admission for those with special seating needs at 1:15p.m.; general public enters at 1:30p.m.

Facilities are wheelchair accessible. 
Large-print programs are available upon request. 
For assisted listening devices, call 212.229.5873.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The hall is easily accessible from the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, F, Q, N, R subway lines and there are parking garages on W. 12th and W. 13th Streets between 7th and 6th Avenues.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call 212.229.5873 or email nsc@newschool.edu

To learn about other concerts we're presenting this season, visit https://www.newschool.edu/mannes/schneider-concerts/



Additional Details

Founded at The New School in 1957 as New School Concerts, this series was renamed the Schneider Concerts in 1993 in honor of founding artistic director Alexander Schneider.

Its mission is to provide exposure for outstanding emerging professional chamber artists and to present high-quality chamber music performances at modest ticket prices to ensure access for all New Yorkers.

Past audiences witnessed debuts of the Guarneri, Dover and Calidore quartets. Who will you discover this season?

2018-2019 Season: Discover Outstanding Chamber Ensembles, Artists, and Works

October 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. - Shattered Glass chamber orchestra

November 11, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. - WindSync wind quintet

December 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. - Callisto String Quartet - NY Debut

January 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. - Maxwell String Quartet - US Debut

March 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. - Ariel String Quartet

April 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. - Busch Piano Trio

The 2018-19 Schneider Concerts Series is made possible with support from our subscribers and the Alexander Schneider Foundation and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


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