The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces Kingston Chamber Music Festival concert featuring the Jasper String Quartet at the JAC Sunday, November 3rd at 2:00pm.
The Winners of Chamber Music America’s prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the Jasper Quartet was graduate quartet-in-residence at the Yale School of Music from 2008 to 2010 and is now the professional Quartet in Residence at Temple University in Philadelphia. They will perform a program featuring Beethoven’s String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18; a quartet by Canadian composer Vivian Fung, and Schubert’s much-loved Quartet No. 14 in D minor, “Death and the Maiden.” General Admission is $35 and ages 30 and under are $25. Tickets available on the JAC’s website and at the door.
About Kingston Chamber Music Festival: The mission of the KCMF is to bring outstanding chamber music performed by exceptional young artists and world-class musicians to audiences in southern New England; to present concerts at affordable prices; and to provide outreach programs to students in our area schools and to adults in community settings.
About Jasper String Quartet:
Formed at Oberlin Conservatory, the Jaspers began pursuing a professional career in 2006 while studying with James Dunham, Norman Fischer, and Kenneth Goldsmith as Rice University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence. In 2008, the quartet continued its training with the Tokyo String Quartet as Yale University’s Graduate Quartet-in-Residence.
The Jasper String Quartet is named after Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada and is represented exclusively by Dispeker Artists. For more information, please visit www.jasperquartet.com or www.facebook.com/jasperstringquartet.