The Spokane String Quartet is celebrating four decades of instrumental harmony, as its current iteration — cellist Helen Byrne, Amanda Howard Phillips and Mateusz Wolski on violin, and Jeannette Wee-Yang on viola — has developed a musical rapport over the many years they’ve been together. Their latest season kicks off on Sunday afternoon with a program of pieces that will put that unity front and center, with works by Beethoven, 20th century writer David Diamond and Joseph Haydn, arguably the most influential of all string quartet composers. You have a few more chances to catch the quartet throughout this year’s 40th season, which stretches into May 2020 and features concerts at the Fox and Bing Crosby theaters.
Sun, Oct. 13 at 3 pm • $12-$20 • Spokane Falls Community College, Music Building • 3410 W. Fort George Wright Dr. • spokanestringquartet.org • 998-2261
— Nathan Weinbender