Daedalus Quartet


October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
Daedalus Quartet & Friends
Annenberg Center, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut Street



The Daedalus Quartet performs Crumb’s Vietnam War-haunted Black Angels for amplified string quartet, “a work of frightening intensity, where Jimi Hendrix and Pierrot Lunaire shake hands with the devil.” A selection of Crumb’s early music rounds out the picture of this essential American artist’s lengthy career.






Recital of students in Music 236 (Performance, Analysis, History)

April 29, 2019 - 8:00pm - 9:15pm
Rose Recital Hall, 3340 Walnut Street, Room 419

Music 236 “Performance, Analysis, History”

Instructor: Jamuna Samuel

With members of the Daedalus Quartet and Yu Xi Wang (piano)


Music by Franz Schubert (except for IV.)


String trio in B flat, D. 581.

First movement: Allegro moderato. Second movement: Andante.

Cassidy Mazurek, violin; Eric Selzer, viola; Matthew Peters, cello.


Sonata for Arpeggione in A minor, arranged for viola and piano, D. 821.

First movement: Allegro moderato.

Saagar Asnani, viola and Lauren Nguyen, piano.


Daedalus Quartet Concert

April 17, 2019 - 6:30pm
Daedalus Quartet; Sarah Rothenberg, piano
Rose Recital Hall, 3340 Walnut Street, Room 419


PennMusic is pleased to present


Daedalus Quartet 

Min-Young Kim and Matilda Kaul, violins 

Jessica Thompson, viola 

Thomas Kraines, cello


With Sarah Rothenberg, piano


About the Program

Sergei Prokofiev’s First Quartet in B minor op. 50, and Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Piano Quintet op. 18 (1944). Sarah Rothenberg, piano.


Daedalus Quartet Lunchtime Concert

December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
Daedalus Quartet
Arthur Ross Gallery


In the spirit of the “Quartet Fridays” or “Les Vendredis”, hosted by the Russian musician and publisher, Mitrofan Belyayev, the Daedalus Quartet will perform music by Borodin, Beethoven (his second Razumovsky quartet), and selections by Glazunov, Liadov, Sokolov, and others from the collection “Les Vendredis.”


Tom Kraines Master Class

October 2, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Tom Kraines, cellist
Rose Recital Hall in Fisher-Bennett Hall

Tom Kraines, cellist with the Daedalus Quartet, will conduct a master class focusing on the art of performing, improvisation, and more. Audience members are encouraged to bring an instrument to participate in the improvisation portion of the class.

Rochberg @ 100: Daedalus Quartet / New Fromm Ensemble with Ryne Cherry

September 26, 2018 - 8:00pm



Penn Contemporary Music presents


ROCHBERG @ 100:  A Centennial Celebration of George Rochberg

Program 1 of 3:


Rochberg, String Quartet No. 3

Daedalus String Quartet


Rochberg, String Quartet No. 7

New Fromm Ensemble with Ryne Cherry, baritone



Wednesday, September 26 2018


Daedalus Quartet: Beethoven Quartet Cycle Final Concert

April 13, 2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm


The Daedalus Quartet 

This event takes place in the Orrery Pavilion at the Kislak Center of Van Pelt Library at 3420 Walnut Street.

Daedalus Quartet: Beethoven Cycle

February 11, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Daedalus Quartet
ARCH 208 Auditorium



Daedalus Quartet: Beethoven Cycle

February 4, 2018 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Daedalus Quartet
Annenberg Center




“After this, what’s left to write?”
Staged reading of Opus by Michael Hollinger
Discussion with the playwright and Penn Theatre Arts Professor, Marcia Ferguson


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