Harvest Quartet

Harvest Quartet (You Can't Win)
for steel string guitar, violin, viola, and cello

Premiered in 2013 by Sam Lisabeth (guitar), Hannah Bureau (violin), Allie Simpson (viola), Jenna Calabro (cello) at the Boston Conservatory.

Harvest Quartet is essentially a chamber extract of some themes and and moments from the open score opera Harvest Music. It passes through a few themes from the opera and features the guitarist prominently, including an improvised cadenza.