Chamber music performed by one of today’s most acclaimed string quartets on the classical music scene will resonate on Feb. 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the intimate setting of Rosemary Beach Town Hall.
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 E-flat 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. 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 more information or to purchase tickets, please go to www.SinfoniaGulfCoast.org or call (850) 269-7129.
STUDENTS & STRINGS
More than 200 students from Butler Elementary, The Seaside School, South Walton Montessori, plus more, will enjoy a special performance on Friday, Feb. 15. The Amernet Quartet will introduce the classics in a lively and exciting way by describing the history of their instruments, explaining what makes up a string quartet, how it works and comes together. Their program includes variations on the song Happy Birthday in the varying styles of many different composers, as well as other easy-listening music. Students will also take part in a question and answer session and DogManDu will provide lunch.