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The musicians of the Emerson String Quartet sit with their instruments
Jürgen Frank

Emerson String Quartet

Presented by
ADULTS: $60 / $55 / $40
COLLEGE STUDENTS: $48 / $10 / $10
YOUTH: $48 / $10 / $10
Friday, April 21, 2023, 7:30 pm

Part of Hancher's Golden Anniversary Season

Undeniably one of the finest string quartets of the last four decades, the Emerson String Quartet has announced it will disband in 2023. Hancher is proud to once again present these incomparable musicians as part of their final tour. Don’t miss your last chance to experience this essential ensemble live.

Felix MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 1 in E-flat Major, op. 12
Johannes BRAHMS: String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, op. 67
Antonín DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, op. 105

Preorder food from the Stanley Café!

Avoid the lines by making your food selections before you come to Hancher Auditorium. The Stanley Café will have staff members ready to get your order—including beverages you order when you pick up your food—fast! 

Orders must be placed by noon the day before the performance.

Preorder food

Bill and Fran Albrecht
Richard and Judith Hurtig

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Paris Sissel in advance at (319) 467-4849 or at