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Vega String Quartet

June 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Friday Musicale concert series

The Vega String Quartet, Quartet-in-Residence at Emory University, is cultivating a new generation of chamber music lovers through dynamic performances and innovative community engagement.  The New York Times raved that “[the Quartet’s] playing had a kind of clean intoxication to it, pulling the listener along…the musicians took real risks in their music making” and the L.A. Times praised their “triumphant L.A. debut.” They concertize both nationally and internationally, most recently in Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, Sacramento, Berlin, San Miguel, and the Brahmssaal in Vienna’s Musikverein. The Quartet’s major performing projects at Emory have included performing the complete cycle of Beethoven quartets, as well as pairing Bach’s complete works for solo violin, viola and cello with the six Bartók quartets.  They have also developed a series of “Jazz Meets Classics” programs, bringing the two genres together. Highlights of the 2018-19 season include the Quartet’s debut at Amsterdam’s famed Concertgebouw, a multi-concert tour of Denmark at venues such as the Royal Danish Conservatory, and appearances at El Paso Pro Musica with cellist Zuill Bailey.

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Friday Musicale
645 Oak St
Jacksonville, FL 32204 United States
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Phone:
(904) 355-7584