The Greater Bridgeport Symphony & Sacred Heart University are proud to present this concert as a join production.
String Quartet No. 4, Op 18 Ludwig van Beethoven
Allegro ma non tanto
Andante scherzoso quasi Allegretto
Two Songs George Gerswhin, arr. Silveman
“He Loves and She Loves” from Funny Face
“Do It Again” from The French Doll
Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 Claude Debussy Animé et tres décidé
Asset vif et bien rythmé
Andantino doucement expressif
With the launch of the 2023 Classical Series, SHU Community Theatre is proud to host world-class classical music and to further its mission to offer “Entertainment & Education In Concert” through these noteworthy performances.
The GBS String Quartet, founded by the principal string players of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, has seen a new renaissance since the start of the pandemic in 2020, releasing multiple virtual performances, including collaboration with music director Eric Jacobsen on cello, and expanding their live concert appearances together. You can also find the quartet’s influence leading the strings in all Greater Bridgeport Symphony concerts and recording projects, including their albums with members of the Silkroad Ensemble and with pianist Tiffany Poon, and beautiful video projects with violinists Colin Jacobsen and with Simone Porter. The quartet has further represented the organization in the community in coordination with Music for Youth and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony’s educational outreach initiatives.