Cornell Club of Austin – Salon Concerts: Classical Chamber Music Concert
February 16, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Location: Austin, TX
When: Sunday, Feb. 16 at 4:30PM and Monday, Feb. 17 at 7pm
Where: Austin area private home – address sent after ticket purchase
Cost: Special All-Ivy Monday price of $30 (regularly $45) – students $20
Both performances will be hosted at a private home in Austin. This concert is the 2nd one of the Salon Concert’s presenting the season’s 2nd concert of this season’s Chamber Series featuring professional musicians showcasing a curated repertoire of classical and contemporary music in an elegant and intimate setting. Light refreshments and wine will be served.
The Sunday afternoon program features the Thalea Quartet performing pieces by Beethoven, Britten and Brahms:
-String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1 – Ludwig van Beethoven
-String Quartet No. 2 – Benjamin Britten
-String Quartet in D minor, Op. posth “Death and the Maiden” – Franz Schubert
The Monday evening program features the Thalea Quartet joined by the Austin Symphony principal cellist, Douglas Harvey and principal violist, Bruce Williams
Join us as they perform pieces from Beethoven, Britten and Brahms:
-String Quartet Op. 59 No. 2 – Ludwig van Beethoven
-Phantasy Quintet – Benjamin Britten
-String Sextet No. 1 in B flat Major, Op. 18 – Johannes Brahms
The Thalea String Quartet is dedicated to bringing timeless music to audiences from all walks of life. From living rooms to concert stages around the world, the Thalea String Quartet aims to connect with audiences on a musical, emotional and personal level, from first time listeners to string quartet aficionados. They are devoted to building a new and diverse audience for chamber music through innovative programming and community engagement.
Formed in 2014 at the Zephyr International Chamber Music Festival in Courmayeur, Italy, the Thalea String Quartet has been praised for their “vibrant performance” and “sincere expressivity” (SF Classical Voice). The quartet has performed recitals in Italy, France, the United States and Canada and was appointed as the first quartet-in-residence at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from 2015-17. They were named one of the “Top 10 Bay Area Quartets You Should Know” by CultureTrip.com and were the recipients of the 2016 Barbara Fritz Chamber Music Award from the Berkeley Piano Club. They made their debut at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC in early 2016.
Contact: Cathy Cocco, firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-522-4697