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Opal String Quartet To Perform Beethoven April 29


April 9, 2018

The Opal String Quartet presents Beethoven's monumental Quartet in C# minor, opus 131, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Transylvania County on Sunday, April 29, at 5 p.m.

Beethoven's opus 131 quartet, one of his last and most experimental works, is performed in seven continuous movements without pause. The piece, featured in the film "The Late Quartet" starring Philip Seymour Hoffmann and Christopher Walken, begins with a brooding fugue and blooms into soaring melodies, an expansive theme and variations, a quirky, satirical scherzo and a ferocious finale.

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