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Gordon Getty Concert
Quartetto di Venezia

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2005, 8:00 p.m.
Location: Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Admission: Tickets $20; students/seniors $15. Call (310) 440-7300 for tickets.

Enjoy a sparkling performance by Italian string quartet Quartetto di Venezia in conjunction with the current exhibitions For Your Approval: Oil Sketches by Tiepolo and Light and Water: Drawing in Eighteenth-Century Venice. The artists have studied with the Quartetto Italiano and Vegh Quartet and recorded the music of Boccherini, Beethoven, Saint-Saëns, and others.

"A first-class ensemble, with a bright tone quality and a vivid style of playing"
The Houston Post

Musical Program
Luigi Boccherini, Quartet in D Major, op. 64, no. 2
Curt Cacioppo, "Impressioni venexiane"
Giovanni Sollima, "Viaggio in Italia" for string quartet
Giuseppe Verdi, Quartet in E minor

Quartetto di Venezia

Music Sample
Hear an excerpt from Quartetto di Venezia's recording of Boccherini's Quartet in D Major, op. 64, no. 2.

About Gordon Getty Concerts
Gordon Getty Concerts feature acclaimed musicians in performances that complement special and continuing exhibitions at the Getty Center.

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