Dover Quartet and Alon Goldstein Kick Off Tannery Pond Series with Haydn, Barber, Dvorak

Dover-Quartet-3(NEW LEBANON, N.Y.) – The Dover Quartet and Israeli pianist Alon Goldstein will perform works by Haydn, Barber, and Dvorak in the inaugural program of the 24th season of the Tannery Pond Concerts chamber music series in the Tannery on the grounds of the Darrow School on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 6pm.

This prize-winning quartet performs for the first time at Tannery this summer. The Dover will play Haydn’s Quartet Op. 76, No. 1 and the Barber String Quartet in B minor. After intermission, pianist Alon Goldstein will join them in the Dvorák Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major.

The Dover Quartet, formed when they were 19-year-old Curtis students, is making its Tannery Pond debut. They swept through the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition winning Grand Prize as well as all three Special Prizes for various.

Alon Goldstein hJoining them is pianists Alon Goldstein, who was born in Israel and attended the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv before coming to the U.S. to earn his master’s degree at the Peabody Institute. Goldstein has played with the Israel, London, Radio France, and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras as well as the Philadelphia, San Francisco, Baltimore, St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, and Vancouver symphonies under such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Herbert Blomstedt, Vladimir Jurowski, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Leon Fleisher, Peter Oundjian, Yoel Levi and others. Goldstein has performed at the Gilmore, Santa Fe, Tanglewood, Ravinia, Marlboro, Seattle, Verbier, Prussia Cove and Jerusalem music festivals.

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