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Spokane String Quartet : 2023 – 2024 Season

November 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Music by the French-Creole composer known as the “Black Mozart” and turn-of the-20th-century French composers Gabriel Faure and Maurice Ravel are featured. The concert opens with a quartet by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, who was a biracial Creole free man of color, is considered to be the first classical composer of African descent to receive widespread critical acclaim.

 Program:

• Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: String Quartet Op. 1, No. 5 in G Minor

• Gabriel Faure: String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 121

• Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major