string quartet no. 4

Duration ca. 20'
String Quartet


Commissioned by the Carpe Diem String Quartet.

Premiered by the Carpe Diem String Quartet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 23, 2013.

Other Performances: Carpe Diem String Quartet, Columbus, OH, January 11, 2014; Carpe Diem String Quartet, Symphony Space, New York, NY, February 1, 2014.


A vast, thoroughly beautiful and extraordinarily moving work, its juggernaut-like power balanced with a luminous, almost hymn-like sense of spirituality and grace. It is a masterpiece...

—Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post, June 25, 2013