Archive for January, 2014

FSQ performs String Quartet #3 on NOVA Chamber Music Series in Utah

January 7, 2014

The Fry Street Quartet returns to NOVA for another exhilarating event featuring the music of Haydn and the premiere of a new work by Michael Ellison. The FSQ collaborates with NOVA Artistic Director Jason Hardink in Dvořák’s lively and sentimental Piano Quintet.

Haydn Quartet in G Major, opus 76, no. 1
Ellison String Quartet No. 3 (World Premiere)
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Dvořák Piano Quintet in A Major, opus 81

Robert Waters, Rebecca McFaul violin | Bradley Ottesen viola
Anne Francis Bayless cello | Jason Hardink piano

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(This program will be repeated at Utah State University in Logan on January 14.
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Release of Say I am You

January 7, 2014

Say I am You-Mevlana (2012) premiered in Rotterdam and the 40. Istanbul Music Festival last season, will be released this month by the UK label Metier!  The opera outlines 13th century sufi Mystic Jelaluddin Rumi’s spiritual transformation and encounter with wandering dervish Shams of Tabriz.  Featuring VocaalLAB, Hezarfen Ensemble and Lucas Vis.  Available in stores and mail order beginning Jan. 28, 2014.
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