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Marian Anderson’s String Quartet



92nd Street Y will present Gateways Music Festival: The Marian Anderson String Quartet as part of its spring classical concert season on April 22, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. The concerts are intended for a fully vaccinated audience, all concerts are also available for streaming. For more information, including ticket purchase and COVID-19 protocols for in-person performances, please visit 92Y.org/Concerts.


Co-presented with the GATEWAYS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Friday April 22, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

In collaboration with the series “Around the Town” from the famous Gateways music festival of the Eastman School of Music, the award-winning Marian Anderson String Quartet presents a concert in the intimate Buttenwieser Hall. The critically acclaimed all-female ensemble has performed at presidential inaugurations, the Library of Congress and more, making history in 1991 by winning the Cleveland International Quartet Competition – the first African-American ensemble to win a classical music competition.

“On slavery”

Rhiannon Giddens: At buyer’s choice with variants (arr. J. Garchik)

JONATHAN MCNAIR: Follow the drinking gourd

SAMUEL ADLER: In Memoriam: Marian Anderson

David Wallace: In Honor of Marian Anderson

ANTONIN DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No.12 in F major, op. 96 “American”

JOHN ROSAMON JOHNSON: Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (arr. JW Johnson)