Three of my Knoxville Symphony colleagues are being joined by the principal cellist of the Louisville Orchestra tonight in a chamber music concert featuring three masterworks of the string quartet repertoire!
The Knoxville String Quartet is performing tonight in Duke Hall at Lincoln Memorial University. This concert, which begins at 7:30pm, features Mozart's Divertimento No. 3, K. 138, Ludwig van Beethoven's
String Quartet Op. 59, No. 3 in C Major ("Razumovsky") and
Antonin Dvorak's Quartet Op. 96, the "American".
The Knoxville String Quartet consists of Sean Claire and Lee Sheehan, violin; Hillary Herndon, viola and Peter McCaffrey, 'cello. Sean Claire is currently Acting Co-Associate Concertmaster of the Knoxville Symphony and concertmaster of the Symphony of the Mountains, and Lee Sheehan is completing her first season as a member of the Knoxville Symphony violin section. Violist Hillary Herndon is both a member of the Knoxville Symphony and Professor of Viola at the University of Tennessee, and cellist Peter McCaffrey is currently serving as Acting Principal Cellist of the Louisville Orchestra.
Lincoln Memorial University is located at 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, Tennessee. This concert is both free and open to the public.