|Bach:||Contrapuncti I–IV from The Art of Fugue, BWV 1080|
|Beethoven:||String Quartet No. 9 in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 (“Razumovsky”)|
The Juilliard String Quartet returns with a program of three Bs sure to earn an A+ from every listener. Four selections from Bach’s The Art of Fugue, the Baroque master’s final study in thematic variation, are contrasted with Berg’s Lyric Suite, in which the composer varies a “signature” theme through 12-tone technique. The concert will conclude with Juilliard’s own signature: one of Beethoven’s quartets.