MEMETERIA by Thomas May

Music & the Arts

Dover Quartet at Cal Performances

While preparing to write program notes for the upcoming stream from Cal Performances — a concert by the Dover Quartet that premieres on 10 December — I got to submerge myself in some glorious string quartets. Along with Haydn’s Op. 76, No. 2 (“Die Quinten”) and Dvořák’s magnificent Op. 106, the Dovers will perform an early work from the years while György Ligeti was still in Budapest (Métamorphoses nocturnes).

Here’s a look at the Ligeti, with score included:

Filed under: Cal Performances, Ligeti, string quartet

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