• Tesla Quartet
  • Pianist David Kaplan
NOV 2023 03 FRI 7:30 pm
Chamber Music
Tesla Quartet with pianist David KaplanThe Auditorium at The Scripps Research Institute
  • General Admission: $50
  • UCSD Student: Limited Free Tickets via SSO


The Kreutzer Affair is an immersive theatrical concert program created by the Tesla Quartet with pianist David Kaplan, exploring how music was captured into words and then rebottled into music again.

The Tesla Quartet is known the world over for their “superb capacity to find the inner heart of everything they play, regardless of era, style, or technical demand” (International Review of Music). From cutting edge contemporary works to established masterpieces, the Tesla Quartet’s emotive and thoughtful interpretations reveal the ensemble’s deep commitment to the craft and to their ever expanding repertoire. The quartet recognizes the power of their platform to amplify underrepresented voices and to encourage the proliferation of an equitable and just future for society as well as a hospitable climate for posterity. The Tesla Quartet is Ross Snyder (violin), Michelle Lie (violin), Edwin Kaplan (viola), and Austin Fisher (cello).

David Kaplan, pianist, has been called “excellent and adventurous” by the New York Times, and praised by the Boston Globe for “grace and fire” at the keyboard. Kaplan has consistently drawn critical acclaim for creative programs that interweave classical and contemporary repertoire, often incorporating newly commissioned works.

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano and Violin in A minor, op. 47 “Kreutzer”
Janáček: String Quartet no. 1 “The Kreutzer Sonata”
Amy Beach: Piano Quintet in F sharp minor, op. 67



Pre-performance ArtTalk with the Artists at TSRI. Time TBA.

Location & Parking

The Auditorium at TSRI is located at 10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive, San Diego, CA 92121. Parking is free and available at the venue.
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