Photo of a quartet.

Emerald City Music presents lively classical music shows in a casual, open bar South Lake Union setting.

Two string quartets – the Calidore Quartet and Abeo Quartet – unite to perform arguably the most resplendent pieces of music ever written: Mendelssohn’s String Octet.

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART: String Quartet No. 16 in E-flat Major, K. 428 (1783)
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 11 in F Minor, Op. 122 (1966)
– Interval –
Felix MENDELSSOHN: String Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (1825)

The Calidore Quartet:
Jeffrey Myers, violin
Ryan Meehan, violin
Jeremy Berry, viola
Estelle Choi, cello
The Abeo Quartet:
Njioma Grevious, violin
Rebecca Benjamin, violin
James Kang, viola
Brian Gadbow, cello

$55 music with open bar
$40 just the music
$10 students