Chesapeake String Quartet to perform in Christ Church

The Chesapeake String Quartet of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform from 4 to 6 p.m. May 19 in Historic Christ Church, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems.

“From Beethoven to Borodin: Beloved Masterworks with the Chesapeake String Quartet” will feature three pieces from Beethoven, Borodin and Haydn: Beethoven’s String Quartet in E Minor, Op.59 No. 2 (1805); Borodin’s String Quartet No. 2 in D Major (1881); and Haydn’s String Quartet in D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, Quinten (1796).

The quartet includes violinists Yun Zhang and Seiko Syvertsen, violist Satoko Rickenbacker and cellist Michael Daniels. The members have performed across the U.S., Europe and Asia with composers and musicians such as Itzhak Perlman, Bobby McFerrin, Yo-Yo Ma and Placido Domingo, reported HCC&M education director Robert Teagle…