With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard String Quartet continues to inspire audiences around the world. Founded in 1946, the Juilliard draws on a deep and vital engagement to the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works, a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring. Each performance of the Juilliard Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members' profound understanding, total commitment, and unceasing curiosity in sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.
In this special concert to complete Music Mountain's 90th Anniversary season, the Quartet performs Beethoven's String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18 #1 (1799) and String Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Op. 131 (1826), along with Gyorgy Kurtag's 6 Moments Musicaux, Op. 44 (1999-2005).
Music Mountain, America's longest running summer chamber music festival, is located in Falls Village, Connecticut. A scenic drive brings you to the bucolic setting at the top of the mountain, where you will find the intimate Gordon Hall, known for both its warm ambiance and excellent acoustics.