Doric String Quartet to Perform at Howland on Nov. 18

Doric String Quartet (Photo courtesy of Howland Music Circle)

On Sunday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m., the Howland Chamber Music Series will continue with a performance by the Doric String Quartet.

Though relatively new to American audiences, this British quartet has been performing in Europe since 1998. At the Howland Center they will be playing Haydn Quartet Op. 20, No. 5, the Chausson Quartet and Schubert’s Death and the Maiden quartet.

The Howland Cultural Center is located at 477 Main St. in Beacon. Tickets are $30, but students pay $10. For reservations, send check and self-addressed, stamped envelope to Howland Chamber Music Circle, Inc., P.O. Box 224, Chelsea, NY 12512. For more information, call 845-297-9243 or visit the website at

The Howland Music Circle’s next concert will take place on Jan. 20, when Juho Pohjonen, a young pianist from Finland, will perform. New York Times critic

Anthony Tommasini praised his “beautiful colorings and articulate touch.” In a program of “Fantasies,” he will play works by Mozart, Schumann, Grieg and Sibelius.

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