New Orford String Quartet
A program that mixes old and new by one of Canada’s finest ensembles
Horizons Series 3
April 5, 2019– 8 p.m.
Haydn: Seven Last Words of Christ
George Crumb: Black Angels
Jonathan Crow & Andrew Wan, violin
Eric Nowlin, viola
Brian Manker, cello
About The new orford String quartet
Consisting of the concertmasters and principal cellist and violist of the Montreal, Detroit, and Toronto Symphonies, the New Orford String Quartet has seen astonishing success, giving annual concerts for national CBC broadcast and receiving unanimous critical acclaim, including two Opus Awards for Concert of the Year and a JUNO award in 2017. Joseph Haydn’s Seven Last Words are soulful meditations on suffering and redemption, while George Crumb’s Black Angels explores the concepts of good and evil. In a thought-provoking and immersive concert experience, the NOSQ blends these two works, separated by nearly two hundred years, evoking a surprising and natural unity.