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Classical Pick of the Week: Emerson String Quartet

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The Emerson String Quartet was named "America's Greatest Quartet" by Time Magazine. One of their most popular recordings is the Shostakovich String Quartet no. 8 in C Minor. It is recommended to listen to all five movements without rest, and you can listen to the next movement here.

The quartet will be performing at Beckman Auditorium at Caltech, next Sunday at 3:30 PM. The program includes Mendelssohn's Quartet in E-flat major, Janacek Quartet no. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata", and Shostakovich Quartet no. 9 in E-flat major. Tickets are 10 dollars for the youth and 22/28/34/40 (seating chart here). For more information about tickets and discounts, click here.