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About Quartetto di Cremona

Named for the small city that was home to the great stringed instrument makers Amati and Stradivari, "Quartetto di Cremona" makes its Houston debut. Hear rarely heard gems by Verdi, Puccini and Respighi, performed by Italy’s leading ensemble on instruments made by Guadagnini, Testore, Torazzi and Amati.

Boccherini: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 2, No. 6

Verdi: Quartet in E Minor

Puccini: Crisantemi

Respighi: Quartet in D Major

Quartetto di Cremona (Cristiano Gualco, violin; Paolo Andreoli, violin; Simone Gramaglia, viola; Giovanni Scaglione, cello)

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It’s a rare blend: breadth of sound and capriciousness combined with perfect tuning and ensemble has the players sounding absolutely of one voice. …Nothing less than life-affirming.
Gramophone
Internationally renowned for their extremely mature and lyrical sound.
The Strad

The Menil Collection

1533 Sul Ross St, Houston, TX 77006

10/21 - 10/22

This show closes on Tuesday, October 22.

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