Support the LARK Quartet

LARK celebrates its 30th anniversary with Five New Commissions:

Five New Commissions for the 30th Anniversary

Please donate and help support the LARK Quartet’s thirty year legacy of commissioning new works. These five exciting new works promise to be superb additions to the string quartet repertoire.

  • String Quartet No. 6 by John Harbison.
  • Quintet for String Quartet & Percussion by Kenji Bunch; with guest Yousif Sheronick.
  • Clarinet Quintet by Anna Weesner; with guest Todd Palmer.
  • String Octet by Andrew Waggoner; With the original LARK members as special guests Laura Sewell, Anna Kruger, Robyn Mayforth, & Kay Stern.
  • String Quartet by Stephen Hartke.

As a not-for-profit organization, The LARK Quartet relies on your financial contributions. Any donation is fully tax-deductible and LARK thanks you for your generosity!

Online fundraising for 30th Anniversary Season
Lark Quartet with Yousif Sheronick

Lark with Percussionist Yousif Sheronick

Support a New Commission

Kenji Bunch

Work for String Quartet and Percussion

World Premiere
October 20th, 2016 at the University of Iowa

With Guest Artist Yousif Sheronick

This project, Megalopolis for string quartet and percussion, explores the explosion of cross-cultural influence that has redefined and, at times, erased the boundaries between 21st century musical styles.

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John Harbison

String Quartet No. 6

World Premiere
April 29th, 2017 at the Candlelight Concert Society

Partly because of the superb example of Bartok, who still dominates the string quartet landscape of the 20th Century, six seems like a good number for a collection of quartets. The number also comes up in terms of Haydn (op. 20, 33, 64, and 76), as well as the Mozart set dedicated to Haydn.

The determination to write, and to conclude my own quartet enterprise with a Sixth came also from the image of the piece more …

Anna Weesner

Songs for Instruments – Clarinet Quintet

World Premiere
TBD

With Guest Artist Todd Palmer

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Andrew Waggoner

Andrew Waggoner

Ce bout de tissu – String Octet

World Premiere
May 1st 2017 at Carnegie Hall

With the original Lark members Laura Sewell, Anna Kruger, Robyn Mayforth, & Kay Stern as special guests.

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