Take a journey through the world of Brahms and Mendelssohn, two beloved composers who define the Romantic era. The program will span works from the length of their respective careers, showing the musical styles that influenced them as well as their influences on those that followed.

As an added bonus, an introductory lecture on Romantic art will be given before the first concert (June 15, 19:45).

The American String Quartet/Photo: Peter SchaafThe American String Quartet/Photo: Peter Schaaf

The American String Quartet (Peter Winograd, Laurie Carney – violin, Daniel Avshalomov – viola, Wolfram Koessel – cello) will perform a Brahms and Mendelssohn Quartet and Quintets Cycle Marathon at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The concerts will take place in the Leon and Mathilde Recanati Auditorium. For tickets and information call: 03-6077070 or write to: manuyim@tamuseum.com

The program:

Monday June15 2015 20.30
With the American String Quartet
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 44, No. 1
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 13
Brahms: Quartet Op. 51, No. 1

Tuesday June 16 2015 20.30
With the American String Quartet
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 44, No. 3
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 80
Brahms: Quartet Op. 51, No. 2

Monday June 22 2015 20.30
With the American String Quartet
Brahms: Quartet Op. 67
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 12
Mendelssohn: Quartet Op. 44, No. 2

Tuesday June 24 2015 20.30
The American String Quartet With Tali Kravitz, viola
Brahms: Quintet Op. 88
Mendelssohn: Quintet Op. 87

Thursday June 25 2015 20.30
The American String Quartet With Tali Kravitz, viola
Mendelssohn: Quintet Op. 18
Brahms: Quintet Op. 111