Sinfonia Presents The Amernet String Quartet Feb. 15 & 16
February 6, 2013 by SoWal Staff
Sinfonia Gulf Coast continues its seventh season of innovative musical programming on February 15 & 16, presenting the Amernet String Quartet at the Rosemary Beach Town Hall.
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Lauded for their "intelligence" and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today's exceptional string quartets. Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University since 2004, the group was formed in 1991, while its founding members were students at the Juilliard School. Amernet rose to international attention after winning the Gold Medal at the Tokyo International Music Competition in 1992. In 1995, the group was the First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition.
The concert program includes Franz Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in F minor, Antonin Dvorak’s String Quartet in C major and short works by Tchaikovsky, Puccini and Wolf.
Tickets are $35 and can be purchased and printed online, or by calling the box office at 850-269-7129. Legendary Marine and Chris Craft present the 2012-2013 season. Classical Connections Series Sponsor is Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Concert presenting sponsors are The Merchants of Rosemary Beach, Café Thirty-A and SoWal.com.
For ticket purchase and more information please visit www.SinfoniaGulfCoast.org.
About Sinfonia Gulf Coast
Sinfonia Gulf Coast was founded in 2005 on Florida's Northwest Gulf Coast with the mission of redefining the symphony experience. Under the guidance of Music Director and Founder Demetrius Fuller, 36, and a dedicated board of directors, the nonprofit orchestra is entering its seventh season of innovative musical programming, designed to entertain, educate and inspire the Emerald Coast community. Notable guest artists have included Broadway legend Bernadette Peters, R&B icon Roberta Flack, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Chris Brubeck, the Sao Paulo String Quartet, classical-crossover sensation Time for Three, Manhattan Piano Trio, Grammy-nominated violinist Caroline Goulding, Grammy-Award winners John Pizzarelli, Howard Levy, the Parker Quartet and iconic big band Pink Martini. Since it's founding, Sinfonia Gulf Coast has presented more than 250 concerts and events, has collaborated with numerous nonprofits and businesses throughout the community and has reached more than 35,000 children through its Sinfonia Guest Artists in the Schools program and music education outreach initiatives. For more information on Sinfonia Gulf Coast, please visit www.SinfoniaGulfCoast.org, call (850) 269-7229 or e-mail email@example.com.