Vega String Quartet Performs At St. Andrew’s-Sewanee Sept. 28

Thursday, September 13, 2018
The Vega Quartet plays at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School Sept. 28
The Vega Quartet plays at St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School Sept. 28

As part of the school’s Upper School and Boarding Family Weekend, St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School welcomes the public to a free concert by The Vega String Quartet on Friday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. in the school’s McCrory Hall for the Performing Arts.

The quartet will be performing the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, including the Allegro moderato from the Trio in Bb Major, Op. 97, “Archduke” and the String Quartet in Bb Major, Op. 130. 

Review for The Vega String Quartet:   

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. 

They perform 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 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.

The Vega Quartet has won numerous international awards, including at the Bordeaux String Quartet Competition, as well as top prizes from the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Carmel Chamber Music Competition, and the National Society of Arts and Letters String Quartet Competition.   



 


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