Guimarães String Quartet
MOP 250, 200｜Dom Pedro V Theatre
Prepare to embark on a musical journey through time!
Guimarães String Quartet travels back to the Classical era with Mozart’s masterpiece String Quartet The Hunt, passes through the Romantic period with Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 6 and lands on contemporary works by the famous Philip Glass and the Portuguese composer Luís de Freitas Branco.
Founded in 2016 in the stunning city of Guimarães, in Portugal, this young and vibrant Quartet has already appeared on the international stages, including many major cities in Europe. The first violinist, Emanuel Salvador, is considered by the famous magazine The Strad as “one of the finest Portuguese violinists of his generation”.
Come witness the evolution of the genre over two hundred years.
Emanuel Salvador and Álvaro Pereira, Violins
Emilia Goch, Viola
Catarina Gonçalves, Cello
W. A. Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat Major, KV. 458 (“The Hunt”)
P. Glass: String Quartet No. 2 (“Company”)
L. Freitas Branco: String Quartet
F. Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F Minor, op. 80
Duration: approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes, including one interval