David Ryther, violin; Sarah Wood, violin; Omid Assadi, viola; David Wishnia, cello
Franz Schubert String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, ‘Death and the Maiden’
Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73
Bay Area based Circadian String Quartet was founded in 2013 to perform classical and contemporary repertoire with folkloric or cultural significance. CSQ is proud to have given world and U.S. premieres of exciting new pieces of chamber music, a result of working closely with several living composers, including Sahba Aminikia, Ben Carson, Toronto-based Noam Lemish, and British composer Ian Venables. Members of CSQ perform throughout the Bay Area and also serve as resident teaching artists for the Zephyr Point Chamber Music Workshop. Dedicated to music education, the quartet works intensely with musician of all ages in developing their musical abilities in chamber music.