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Mirό Quartet Recital

When:

Fri Jan 24 2014, 7:30pm

Where: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, 3 Estate Office Drive, Queenstown, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $20.00
  • Additional fees may apply

DANIEL CHING
violin

WILLIAM FEDKENHEUER
violin

JOHN LARGESS
viola

JOSHUA GINDELE
cello

HAYDN
String Quartet No. 5 in D major, Op. 64, No. 5, "The Lark"

GLASS
String Quartet No. 5

BEETHOVEN
String Quartet No. 9 in C major, Op. 59, No. 3, "Hero"

The Mirό Quartet, one of America's highest-profile chamber groups enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene garnering praise from audiences and critics alike. Founded in 1995 at the Oberlin Conservatory, the Mirό Quartet met with immediate success winning first prizes at the Coleman, Fischoff, and Banff competitions as well as the prestigious Naumburg Chamber Music Award. The Mirό Quartet was also a recipient of the Cleveland Quartet Award and was the first ensemble ever to be awarded the Avery Fisher Career Grant. Regularly invited to perform at the world's most celebrated concert halls, the Mirό Quartet has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Berlin Philharmonic's Kammermusiksaal, and Amersterdam's Concertgebouw among many others. A favorite of summer music festivals, the Quartet has frequently appeared at Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo and Chamber Music Northwest. Deeply committed to music education, the Mirό Quartet is currently the Faculty String Quartet-in-Residence at the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin.