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Defining Moments With Opus 76

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Gary Rohman
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Opus 76
Daniel Ketter, Ashley Stanfield, Keith Stanfield and Zsolt Eder of Opus 76.

Classical KC's Brooke Knoll speaks with Keith Stanfield about choosing the violin over a professional soccer career, forming Kansas City's Opus 76 string quartet, and recording a full Beethoven string quartet cycle during the pandemic.

Host

Brooke Knoll

Guest

Keith Stanfield

Program

String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 44 No 1
II. Menuetto (Un poco allegro)*
III. Andante espressivo ma con moto
IV. Presto con brio
by Felix Mendelssohn

Keith Stanfield and Zsolt Eder - violin, Ashley Stanfield - viola, and Daniel Ketter - cello

Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
III. Scherzo, Allegro*
IV. Poco Sostenuto - Allegro Non Troppo
by Johannes Brahms

Julie Coucheron - piano, Keith Stanfield and Zsolt Eder - violin, Ashley Stanfield - viola, and Daniel Ketter - cello

String Quartet No. 7, Op. 59 No. 1
I. Allegro
by Ludwig van Beethoven

Keith Stanfield and Zsolt Eder - violin, Ashley Stanfield - viola, and Daniel Ketter - cello

*Online only

You can learn more about Opus 76, discover recordings, and see a list of upcoming performances at opus76.org.

Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.
Sam Wisman is Assistant Producer at 91.9 Classical KC. Email him at samwisman@classicalkc.org.