This program features Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings, composed when he was only 16 years old. Reminiscent of his masterpiece A Midsummer Night’s Dream, this performance will take you on a delightful journey amidst the Redwood Grove. The concert will open with one of Mozart’s most profound string quartets, a fitting prelude to this enchanted evening.
Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K.465 “Dissonance”
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20
Violin: Matthew Szemela, Christina Mok, Steve Huber, Eugenia Wie
Viola: Ivo Bokulic, Emily Onderdonk
Cello: Michael Graham, Adelle-Akiko Kearns