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50th anniversary of Earth Day “Crucifixion of the Earth” the Seven Last Words by Joseph Haydn with Jan Zwicky and Robert Bringhurst

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Haydn’s Seven Last Words: Crucifixion of the Earth The Lafayette String Quartet is joined by renowned Canadian poets Robert Bringhurst and Jan Zwicky in an updated version of this classic work for string quartet. In its original version, Christ’s seven last utterances served as the basis for seven sermons alternating with Haydn’s deeply introspective music. The texts Bringhurst and Zwicky have created extend the theme of crucifixion to focus on environmental destruction: what humans have done to the Earth, rather…

Quartet Fest West 2020 July 13-24

July 13 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 10:00 pm

DSCH (the Shostakovich Cycle) at the Banff Centre for the Arts

October 17 - October 23

Plan your stay in Banff, Alberta, Canada for a week of gorgeous string quartets, hiking, eating and relishing one of the most beautiful places on earth! The LSQ performs the 15 quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich in five concerts between October 17-23, 2020.

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