Welcome to the DaPonte String Quartet home on the web, where you can learn about the DSQ and the Friends of the DSQ, our concert schedule and tickets, recordings, latest news, how to get in touch, and more.
Latest News
Sponsors
We are very grateful to the following sponsors for their support - we could not do it without them! Please take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with these organizations that share our love of music and help to enrich our community.
Please Support the Quartet
RECOVERY FUND
Online Concerts
Online Concerts Series

February 20, 2021

Beethoven String Quartet No.5 in A Major, Op.18 No.5

Watch Concert Now

Filmed at the beautiful Rockport Opera House in January 2021, this Beethoven concert is a 4 movement work. The opening movement is joyous and optimistic. Next, the Menuetto is a lively dance theme with grace and subtlety. Third is a theme and variation movement with vivid imagery, including elements of march music, a spinning wheel, and quiet chants. The brief finale marks a close to a work that contains many conversational elements and robust statements.

This wonderful Beethoven composition represents string quartet writing at its best.

Published in 1801, this work was dedicated to Prince Joseph Franz von Lobkowitz.


These newly produced concerts will run through June, a new work premiering every 3 weeks.

Additional performances in the DaPonte Onstage concert series feature works by:
Schulhoff, Shostakovich, Ravel, Mozart, Stravinsky.

Digital Series

Something new each week!

Martinů: Three Madrigals

more Dvořák Terzetto (trio)

Dvořák Terzetto (trio)

Piazzola for Violin and Guitar

Mozart Duo for Violin and Viola

Richman: Shades of the Jebel

Crumb: Black Angels

Comolli Icons

Brahms Piano Quintet with Peter Serkin

Hindemith Sonata for Solo Viola - Passacaglia

Schumann Piano Quintet with Peter Serkin

DaPonte Duos: Mozart and Bartók

Bach and the River

Bach Cantata: Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut

Bach Orchestral Suite No. 1

Bach and Paganini Go Electric

Bach Concerto for Violin and Oboe

A Conversation with Dino + Heiliger Dankgesang

Myles plays Bach D Major Suite (Prelude)

Contemplating the Number Four

What's in a String? Shakespeare, Bach, and Flourless Chocolate Cake.

Bach G minor Adagio with Dino

Sep 2

Dino, Kirsten, Lydia
Aug 26

Dino, Kirsten, Lydia
Aug 19

Lydia, Timothy Burris
Aug 12

Dino, Kirsten
Aug 5

DSQ, Lucas Richman
Jul 22

DSQ
Jul 15

Dino
Jul 8

DSQ
Jul 1

Kirsten
Jun 24

DSQ
Jun 17

Dino, Lydia
Jun 10

Lydia
Jun 3

DSQ
May 27

DSQ
May 13

DSQ
May 6

Dino
Apr 29

Myles
Apr 22

Kirsten
Apr 15

Lydia

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive the Zoom links to our weekly Happy Hour every Friday at 5:00pm.

CORONAVIRUS INFO
Fall Workshops
We received notice that our workshop venue partner (Kieve-Wavus Educational campuses) has made the difficult decision to cancel the reminder of their hosted events for 2020. We realize that this was a difficult decision for them to make but we support their concern for the safety and health of our students. We look forward to rescheduling our workshops in 2021. Many thanks to all for your continuing interest in the educational offerings of the DaPonte String Quartet
Cancelations
We take the health and well-being of our entire community very seriously and we acknowledge the increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, we have made the decision to cancel the Spring concerts, the DSQ Institute in June, and the June 11 gala concert at Bowdoin.
Next on the Calendar
Click a date for more detail

for more information on dates and venues, please click this button or the "Concerts" main menu button.
Where in the world
will DSQ be?
What will DSQ play?
News and Updates

Be notified by email of the latest news and updates, including any last minute concert changes.

Just complete the form below:

Email:

(your email address will not be used for any other purpose!)

Links
Web Site Copyright © 2011-2021 Friends of the DaPonte String Quartet
Our web site does not use cookies or any other means to track you in any way.