The President’s Chamber Music Series: La Catrina String Quartet

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Date(s) - 03/21/2017
7:00 pm
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Light Hall Theater


The President’s Classical Music Series Performance
An evening of classical music performed by La Catrina String Quartet

Tickets | $15
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Students/Staff | FREE admission with current Mustang Card (Limited seating so ensure your seat with a ticket — available at WNMU Hunter Hall)

About the Artists

Since its founding in 2007, La Catrina String Quartet (LCSQ) is recognized as the new vanguard for contemporary Latin American string quartet repertoire. Their mission is three-fold: a deep commitment to the cultivation of new works by living U.S. composers and throughout the Americas; the programming of existing Latin American works rarely performed in the U.S. and abroad; bringing fresh interpretations to classical, romantic and twentieth century masterpieces.

Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as “wonderful ambassadors for Latin American music,” LCSQ members are from Mexico (Daniel Vega-Albela, Jorge Martínez-Ríos), Venezuela (Simón Gollo) and Chile (Jorge Espinoza). Their rich cultural origins convey an unparalleled stylistic authenticity and artistic vision in their performances, collaborations and recordings. It is this unique balance of core Latin American repertoire with American and European classical traditions that characterizes both the diversity of their concert programs and appeal to multi-cultural audiences.

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