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The Telegraph Quartet

VIDEO: The Telegraph Quartet performs Mendelssohn Quartet Op. 44 No. 1

Eric Chin & Joseph Maile, Violins | Pei-Ling Lin, Viola | Jeremiah Shaw, Cello

This vibrant young group, recent winners of the Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition, will perform Schubert's masterpiece, Death and the Maiden.

About The Telegraph Quartet

The Telegraph Quartet was formed in September 2013 with a commitment to a passionate approach to the standard chamber music repertoire as well as contemporary and non-standard repertoire, alike. Described alternately as “intensely urgent” and “poignantly resonant”, the Telegraph Quartet received the prestigious Grand Prize of the 2014 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and has gone on to perform in concert halls, music festivals, and academic institutions across the United States, from Santa Barbara to New York.

The Quartet’s past season highlights include three concerts featured as Guest Artists for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Chamber Music Masters Series, an ensemble residency with San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music’s Presidio Sessions, and a tour of the Mid-West states of Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois, sponsored by the Fischoff Foundation. The Quartet gave its first Carnegie Hall appearance earlier this season in Weill Recital Hall as guest ensemble with the sensational violinist Ian Swensen. Telegraph has also performed on several music festivals, including the Shouse Institute at the Great Lakes Music Festival in Detroit and Robert Mann’s Quartet Seminar at the Manhattan School of Music.

Beyond the concert stage, the Telegraph Quartet seeks to spread their music through education as well as audience engagement. The Quartet has given master classes at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Master Series and Pre-College Division as well as at the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Other educational projects include collaboration with the American luthier Douglas Cox and a quartet of instruments designed to be played together, featuring a performance and open-forum presentation involving the Telegraph Quartet, Douglas Cox and the audience.

The members of the quartet are graduates of top conservatories and universities including The Juilliard School, The Cleveland Institute of Music, Rice University and San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The Telegraph Quartet is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

General $20 • Senior $15 • Student $5

Earlier Event: April 17
Hilary Hahn with Cory Smythe
Later Event: March 10
Sarah Chang & Julio Elizalde