Jupiter String Quartet visiting Quincy

Jupiter String Quartet will be performing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s Anglican Parish in Quincy as part of the Quincy Civic Music Association’s 2021-22 season.

The program will include Haydn’s “String Quartet in D major, Op. 20 No. 4”, movements 2 and 4 of “Five Folksongs in Counterpoint” by Florence Price, “In Memory” by Joan Tower, “Lyric” by George Walker and Mendelssohn’s “String”. Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80.”

The quartet, based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is made up of violinists Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel; violist Liz Freivogel, Meg’s older sister; and cellist Daniel McDonough, Meg’s husband and Liz’s brother-in-law. The four musicians are celebrating their 20th season together.

The quartet has performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and the Americas. He has appeared at Aspen Music Festival and School, Bowdoin International Music Festival, Caramoor International Music Festival, West Cork (Ireland) Chamber Music Festival and Seoul Spring Festival, among others. The group won the grand prize at the Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in 2004, and numerous other awards have followed. In 2012, members of the Jupiter Quartet were named artists-in-residence and faculty at the University of Illinois, where they continue to perform regularly, maintain private studios, and direct the chamber music program at the University. university.

Tickets are $15 at the door. The church is at 701 Hampshire St.