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Avalon String Quartet: Illuminations
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet earned the praise of New York Times music reviewer Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, who enjoyed the group’s new CD, titled “Illuminations.” In the Sept. 2 edition of the “Classical Playlist,” the critic calls the new CD a “deeply satisfying recording.” “The Avalon String Quartet, playing with great warmth and tenderness, appears to...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The program includes Brahms’ String Quartet No. 3 Op. 67 in Bb Major, the Debussy String Quartet Op. 10 in G Minor and the Garrop String Quartet No. 4, “Illuminations.” The concert is free...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will begin its fall season at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The quartet will perform the Schumann String Quartet Op. 41 No 3 in A Major and the Brahms String Quartet No 2 in A Minor. The concert is free...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon Quartet will join the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and its acclaimed Austrian Music Director David Danzmayr to present “A Premieres Project: Zemlinsky and Schuller.” The concert begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive in Chicago. Featuring the United States premiere of Alexander Zemlinsky’s...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its season at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The quartet will perform the Mozart String Quartet K 589 in Bb, Bartok’s String Quartet No. 3 and Schubert’s String Quartet in G Major D887. The concert is free and open to the public. Members of...
Avalon String Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will welcome the renowned Chicago Chamber Musicians to join forces for a performance of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring.” The free concert begins at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at NIU. Founded in 1986, the Chicago Chamber Musicians is one of the nation’s most highly regarded...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform Quartets Op. 130 and Op. 131. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. For those unable to attend, this concert...
Avalon Quartet
THIS CONCERT HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. Call (815) 753-1546 or email [email protected] for more information. NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform Beethoven Quartets Op. 18 No. 6 and Op. 133 Grosse Fugue....
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its complete Beethoven cycle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. The Avalon will perform quartets Op. 18, No. 2 in G Major, No. 5 in A Major and No. 1 in F major. The concert is free and open to the public, and...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon String Quartet will begin its concert year by performing one work from each period of the complete string quartets of Beethoven. The Avalon will begin with Quartet in D-Major, Op. 18, No. 3, followed by Quartet in F-minor, Op. 95 “Serioso,” and Quartet in F-major, Op. 135, No. 16. The concert begins at...
Chamber Choir
The NIU Chamber Choir will once again showcase their talents at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. They will present J.S. Bach’s Cantata Christ lag in Todes Banden, (Bach’s Easter Cantata) with guests the Avalon String Quartet. Also on the program is Son of God Mass, a piece...
Avalon Quartet
NIU’s Avalon Quartet is the featured artist at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, for “WFMT Presents Live from Mayne Stage.” Presented by the NIU School of Music, the Avalon will play operatic quartets by Puccini (“Crisantemi”), Britten (“3 Divertimenti”) and Verdi (“String Quartet”) at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are $10...