The Chamber Music Series

The Benjamin B. Dunlap Chamber Music Series was founded in 2005 to bring international guest artists to campus. The series is offered free to the public.

Free Admission

For further information, contact Dr. Eun-Sun, Directer at leees@wofford.edu.

The Benjamin B. Dunlap
Chamber Music Concert with The Vega Quartet

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Program

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
String Quartet No. 3

  1. Prima parte: Moderato
  2. Seconda parte: Allegro
  3. Ricapitulazione della prima parte: Moderato

(Audience is requested to stay seated for a brief five-minute intermission.)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
String Quartet Op. 130 in B Flat Major

  1. Adagio, ma non troppo – Allegro
  2. Presto
  3. Poco scherzoso, Andante con moto ma non troppo
  4. Alla Danza Tedesca, Allegro assai
  5. Cavatina, Adagio molto espressivo
  6. Grosse Fuge

The Vega Quartet: Elizabeth Fayette, Violin; Jessica Shuang Wu, Violin; Yinzi Kong, Viola; Guang Wang, Cello

The Vega Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement. In addition to their musical achievements, the quartet has enriched the cultural life of their community, by founding the Emory Youth Chamber Music Program, which gives intensive training to advanced pre-college students, and being appointed to the roster of the Woodruff Arts Center’s Young Audience program, engaging thousands of students throughout the greater Atlanta school system. The Vega Quartet has won numerous international awards, including at the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition as well as top prizes from the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Carmel Chamber Music Competition and the National Society of Arts and Letters String Quartet Competition. They also tour and perform at festivals throughout Asia, Europe and North America, and have appeared at Carnegie Hall and the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Upcoming concert:

Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7 p.m.
Artists-in-Residence at Rice University in Houston, Texas
Cho-Liang Lin, Violin
Jon Kimura-Parker, Piano

Directions:

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Wofford College
429 North Church Street
Spartanburg, S.C. 20303

Parking / Handicapped Accessibility:

Handicapped parking is available directly behind the building, Evins Street entrance. Other parking is provided near the Campus Life Building and the Olin Building, also accessible from Evins Street.

Elevators:

Enter the back of Main Building from either the portico or history suite on the right. Follow the signs.

Donations:

To make a donation to The Benjamin B. Dunlap Endowment Fund, please contact Dr. Eun-Sun Lee, professor of music and director of the Chamber Players, at leees@wofford.edu.