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Bing Concert Hall
Configuration: Half Stage

Rising Canadian stars the Rolston Quartet (Luri Lee, violin; Jeffrey Dyrda, violin; Hezekiah Leung, viola; and Jonathan Lo, cello) came together in Banff in 2013, eventually winning first prize at the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition in 2016. That same year, the ensemble won the John Lad Prize, which brings it to the Stanford Live stage. On the program: works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Canadian composer and educator R. Murray Schafer.


  • Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in D Major, op. 18, no. 3 (1798)

  • R. Murray Schafer: String Quartet No. 2, Waves (1976)

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, op. 11 (1871)

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