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Master Class with Philip Setzer of the Emerson String Quartet

May 28, 2022 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT


Levine welcomes back Philip Setzer, violinist and founding member of the award-winning Emerson String Quartet. Mr. Setzer will coach three chamber ensembles from Levine’s Chamber Music and Honors programs.

In addition to being a member of the Emerson String Quartet, Mr. Setzer is currently serving as the Distinguished Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at SUNY Stony Brook and Visiting Faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Mr. Setzer has given master classes at schools around the world, including The Curtis Institute, London’s Royal Academy of Music, The San Francisco Conservatory, UCLA and The Mannes School. Mr. Setzer is also the Director of the Shouse Institute, the teaching division of the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival in Detroit. Mr. Setzer has also been a regular faculty member of the Isaac Stern Chamber Music Workshops at Carnegie Hall and the Jerusalem Music Center, and his article about those workshops appeared in The New York Times on the occasion of Isaac Stern’s 80th birthday celebration.

Sponsored by the family of John S. Martin


Piano Trio in C minor, Op.1 #3 by Ludwig Van Beethoven
I. Allegro con brio

Yuri Popov, violin
Vladislav Popov, cello
Evan Proudkii, piano

Coached by Ralitza Patcheva

Fantasiestucke, Op.73, by Robert Schumann
I: Zart und mit Ausdruck
II: Lebhaft, leicht

Sasha Bryer-Gottesman, clarinet
William Wu, piano

Coached by Melinda Baird

Trio for Oboe, Cello, and Piano by Francis Poulenc
I. Andante

John Rhee, oboe
Nina Grygiel, cello
Robert Foster, piano

Coached by Irina Katz

With safety foremost in mind, Levine Music has developed protocols to protect you and our community. Proof of vaccination is required at the door for all attendees over the age of 5 years old. Please review our Return to Campus Guide for further details on our safety protocols.

By reserving tickets, you agree to comply with all safety protocols and voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 associated with in-person attendance at this event.


May 28, 2022
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT


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(202) 686-8000


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