Jupiter String Quartet

Jupiter String QuartetThursday, January 29 | 7:30 p.m.

The Jupiter String Quartet, formed in 2001, is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sister of Meg), and cellist Daniel McDonough (husband of Meg, brother-in-law of Liz). As they enter their second decade of making music together, their tightly knit ensemble has firmly established itself as an important voice in the world of chamber music.

In addition to their performing career, the Jupiters have joined the faculty of the University of Illinois as String Quartet-in-Residence. They also hold visiting faculty residencies at Oberlin Conservatory and Adelphi University, and have engaged in a multi-year residency at Atlanta’s beautiful Spivey Hall.

The Jupiter String Quartet places a strong emphasis on developing relationships withfuture classical music audiences through outreach work in the school systems and other educational performances. They believe that chamber music, because of the intensity of its interplay and communication, is one of the most effective ways of spreading an enthusiasm for “classical” music to new audiences.

The quartet has recorded works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Britten for Marquis records. American works by Barber, Seeger, and Gershwin were also recorded for iTunes in conjunction with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Deutsche Grammophon.

Visit the Jupiter String Quartet's Website

Jupiter String Quartet Program (Downloadable PDF)

Jupiter String Quartet Residency Schedule ( Downloadable PDF)

Events Open to the public.


Quartet in C Major, Op. 54, No. 2 Joseph Franz Haydn (1732-1809)
Adagio. Presto

Well-Tempered Fugues Johann Sebastian Bach/Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1685- 1750) / (1756-1791)
Fugue in C Minor, BWV 871
Fugue in E-flat Major, BWV 876
Fugue in E Major, BWV 878
Fugue in D Minor, BWV 877
Fugue in D Major, BWV 874

- Intermission -

Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Adagio ma non troppo e molto espressivo
Allegro molto vivace
Allegro moderato
Andante ma non troppo e molto cantabile
Adagio quasi un poco andante

Season tickets are now on sale through Idaho Marketplace or at (208) 885-7557, and assure admission to sell-out concerts. The Auditorium Chamber Music Series receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, the Western States Arts Federation, and the Idaho Community Foundation.

Single Ticket will available for sale at BookPeople in Moscow, on-line through, and at the door. Ticket prices are $10 for students, $19 for seniors, and $22 for general admission.