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
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