For over 20 years, thousands of audience members from the Bay Area and beyond have savored San Francisco Performances' Saturday Morning musical conversations, exploring composers and concepts with the Alexander String Quartet and SFP's music historian-in-residence Robert Greenberg. The series combines complete performances of string quartets with Greenberg's witty profound takes on these works, their creators and their place in history and the hearts of music lovers.
This season, the series focuses on the complete string quartets of Dmitri Shostakovich. Part 2 will focus on Quartets No. 8-15, Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 67, and Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147 with Roger Woodward on piano.