Emerson String Quartet performs Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 14; Britten’s String Quartet No. 3; and Beethoven’s String Quartet in E Minor at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. Formed in 1976 and based in New York City, the quartet is in residence at Stony Brook University. Tickets cost $40 or $46, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased online at www.chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154.