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Haydn’s Humor:

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dynamics - SummerFest 2019

A talk and concert with the Miami String Quartet

Speaker: Bruce Adolphe, artistic director and resident lecturer at The Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, New York.

Artist: Miami String QuartetBenny Kim and Cathy Meng Robinson, violins; Scott Lee, viola; Keith Robinson, cello.

Program: Haydn was the first composer to write comical music without words. How does instrumental, non-verbal humor happen? In a talk with live musical demonstrations by the Miami String Quartet, Bruce Adolphe investigates the comic techniques and the subversive rhetoric of Classical music’s first comedian. Following a gourmet reception, the Miami String Quartet plays a concert of two Haydn Quartets.

Listen as the Miami String Quartet performs a Haydn String Quartet during our SummerFest; 2015 Festival.


June 26
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Carnegie Center for Creativity
200 Mathews Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524 US
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