Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Chamber music Fri, Feb 17, Anderson Aud, Centenary College: the young Old City String Quartet from Rice University

The Old City String Quartet will be presented in a free concert on Fri, Feb. 17, at 7:30 in Anderson Auditorium at the Hurley School of Music at Centenary College, says Laura Crawford.

The group is the top young string quartet in America, having just recently won the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Grand Prize. They are 2011 graduates of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and are currently the Quartet in Residence at Rice University.

Their recent CD on Unipleye label won the Blue Moon award and was reviewed in STRAD international magazine.

The group will perform quartets by Mozart, Schumann, and Debussy.

On Sat. a 1:00 there will be a shorter informal concert geared to a younger audience and will include a question and answer session.

The concert is being sponsored by Shreveport Suzuki Parents Association, private donations, and Centenary College. Seating will be on a first come first served basis. Their website is

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