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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Saturday, March 19, 2016: Ariel Quartet

SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 8PM

Classicism with Fire

ARIEL QUARTET

Gershon Gerchikov, Alexandra Kazovsky, violins; Jan Grüning, viola; Amit Even-Tov, cello

Formed as part of a chamber music class at The Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance’s middle school, the Ariel Quartet travelled together to study at the New England Conservatory. Today, the Quartet is a rising star on the international chamber music scene, hailed for their “utter musicality and remarkable interpretive power” (American Record Guide). Recently awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the Ariel serves as the faculty quartet-in-residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College – Conservatory of Music. “(T)hey crank out virtuosity by the bucketful and passion by the yard” (The Washington Post).

PROGRAMME: Haydn Quartet in B flat major, Op. 76, No. 4; Beethoven Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95, “Serioso”; Brahms Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2

Tickets: Adults $39    Under 30: $22    Students*: $13

*Students must present a valid student card.

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