Dover Quartet in Latin America
The Dover Quartet, Penelope P. Watkins Ensemble in Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music and winner of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition, embarked on a virtual tour for audiences in Latin America from October 24–30, 2020. This tour, offered online due to the coronavirus pandemic, featured virtual performances in Costa Rica, Mexico, Peru, and Chile.
Performances included an exciting mix of repertoire, from Haydn’s iconic Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2 to Ligeti’s heart-pounding Quartet No. 1, “Metamorphoses nocturnes,” to Beethoven’s third string quartet, Op. 18, No. 2. Audiences enjoyed one of the world’s foremost string quartets from the comfort of their homes!