Tickets Still Available For String Theory Thursday

Friday, January 11, 2013

String Theory at the Hunter continues Thursday. David Shifrin and the Miró String Quartet, will present a program that includes Brahms's beloved Clarinet Quintet.

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. in the galleries with Art Connections. Chief Curator Ellen Simak and Maestro Robert Bernhardt will discuss works from the Hunter Museum collection that relate to the evening's featured music.  The concert begins at 6:30 p.m.  

This intimate program features the beautiful love story between Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, and her confidant (and their protégé) Johannes Brahms.

The concert begins with Robert's poetic Three Romances for Clarinet and Piano, immediately followed by Clara's Three Romances for Violin and Piano. The love story ends with Brahms's haunting Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet. The evening features David Shifrin, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano; and the Miró String Quartet. 

The String Theory chamber music series, created by Artistic Director Gloria Chien and presented by the Hunter Museum of American Art and Lee University, brings the best in chamber music to Chattanooga.  

Tickets for Hunter members and String Theory donors are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  General Admission tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door.   

Tickets are still available.  Purchase individual concert tickets online or call 267-0968. For other inquiries, call 731.414-4539 or email

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