Ciompi Concert No. 4
featuring Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor
Part of the Ciompi Quartet Series
Saturday, April 11, 8:00pm
TICKETS: $25 | $15 Ages 30 and Under* | $10 Duke students*
The Ciompi’s season finale opens with Schubert’s popular “Quartettsatz” in C Minor, D. 703. The quartet is then joined by countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, a Durham native who performs regularly at the Metropolitan Opera, and whose singing has been called “miraculous” by the Globe and Mail
. Costanzo, supported by the Ciompi, harpsichordist Elaine Funaro, and Duke string students, sings selected arias by Handel. Next, the Ciompi unveil a new quartet by Duke professor and award-winning composer Stephen Jaffe, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Ciompi season comes to a verdant close with two magnificent works of French romanticism: Henri Duparc’s Three Songs for Voice and String Quartet and Ernest Chausson’s plaintive Chanson perpetuelle
, op. 37.
String Quartet No. 12 in C Minor, D.703 ("Quartettsatz")
Arias for countertenor and strings
Premiere of a new string quartet
Three songs for voice and string quartet (transcribed by David Kirkland Garner)
Chanson perpetuelle, op. 37
*Under 30, Duke Student, and Duke Employee Tickets, Limit 2
Please note: Duke student tickets will not be mailed. All tickets must be picked up at Will Call with a valid Duke ID.