Avalon String Quartet

Friday, October 7, 2016, 5:30 pm
Harris Theater, Cube Space


Admission: $15 General / $5 Student

Harris Theater, Cube Space
205 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

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Concert Program

Program Bitcoin by Enric Riu

Musing on the Nature of Time by Elbio Barilari

String Quartet No. 4 by Gustavo Leone

In Collaboration with Ear Taxi Chicago.

The Avalon String Quartet has performed in major venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, the 92nd St Y, Merkin Hall, and Bargemusic in New York; the Library of Congress and National Gallery of Art in Washington DC; Wigmore Hall in London; and Herculessaal in Munich. Other performances include appearances at the Bath International Music Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Caramoor, La Jolla Chamber Music Society, NPR’s St. Paul Sunday, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Dame Myra Hess Concerts, Los Angeles Music Guild, and the Ravinia Festival. The quartet performs an annual concert series in historic Fullerton Hall at the Art Institute of Chicago, where it has presented the complete quartet cycles of Beethoven, Bartok, and Brahms in recent seasons. The Avalon is quartet-in- residence at the Northern Illinois University School of Music, a position formerly held by the Vermeer Quartet. Additionally, they have given numerous performances and presentations to young audiences in under-resourced schools and communities.

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