The four members of Quartet San Francisco stand in front of a stone wall while smiling and holding their instruments

Quartet San Francisco
'Masters of Pop: The Beatles and Beyond'

March 13, 2022 | Polsky Theatre

Past Event

Quartet San Francisco introduces audiences to a fresh and vibrant body of string quartet literature through its mission to make the world a better place using music.

A fresh, vibrant string quartet expanding the reaches of chamber music.

Spend the evening with the three-time Grammy-nominated group described as having “…breezy wit, fine technical finish and a genuine feeling for musical idiom.” (Washington Post) 

Quartet San Francisco (QSF) were finalists in the 2021 Piazzolla Music Competition, the international online music competition for instrumentalists and ensembles. The group has toured Italy, China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey and Guam, performing in Cremona, Foggia, Seoul, Tokyo, Hyogo, Sanda, Istanbul, Hagatna and throughout central and eastern China. As winners of the Argentine Consulate’s International Tango Competition in New York, they performed tangos for an Argentine audience at the historic Café Tortoni in Buenos Aires.

U.S. appearances include New York's Le Poisson Rouge, Yoshi's Jazz Clubs in San Francisco and Oakland, the Brubeck Room in the Wilton Library in Connecticut (at the invitation of Dave Brubeck) and the Mendocino Music Festival. They have performed in concerts with the Marin Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony and the Tulsa Symphony, and made guest appearances with numerous chamber orchestras.


(subject to change)

Abbey Road Medley (Beatles, arr. by Jeremy Cohen)
White Rabbit (Jefferson Airplane)
Bohemian Rhapsody (Freddy Mercury)
Are You Going to San Francisco? (Scott McKenzie)
I Left My Heart in San Francisco (Cory-Cross)
Michael Jackson Medley (Jackson)
Martha My Dear (Paul McCartney)
Because (John Lennon)
Eleanor Rigby (Lennon-McCartney)
Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison)
Oh Darling (Lennon-McCartney)
At Last (Gordon-Warren)

May include some of the songs listed, plus other favorites.