The Catalyst String Quartet

Concert Repertoire

September 09, 2022

CQ 10: Anniversary Celebration

A musical celebration of the Catalyst Quartet’s tenth anniversary. This program features music
by the father of the string quartet, Franz Joseph Haydn, selections from the quartet’s first season
by Terry Riley and Anton Webern, as well as a collection of ten new commissions by some of
our favorite composers titled “CQ Minute”.

Joseph Haydn
String Quartet Op. 76 No. 4 “Sunrise”

Anton Webern
Langsamer Satz

John Cage

“Con Brio” by Kishi Bashi (b. 1975)
“The Face of Past Regret” by Billy Childs (b.1957)
“Build” by Jessie Montgomery (b.1981)
“But, Just a Minute?!” by Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948)
“Presidio” by Andy Akiho (b. 1979)
“Emerge” by Kevin Puts (b. 1972)
“A short flight” by Joan Tower (b.1938)
“Lo infinito” by Angelica Negrón (b.1981)
“Bittersweet synonym” by Caroline Shaw (b. 1982)
CQ Minute Competition Winners
“Time Capsule” by Nick Revel (b.1986)
“A future in process” by Paul Mekailian (b. 1998)


Saturday, September 10


William Grant Still
Lyric Quartette

George Walker
String Quartet No. 1

Germaine Tailleferre

Fanny Mendelssohn
String Quartet

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