to host two quartets in competition finals
Two string quartets,
the Enso Quartet and the Euclid Quartet, are finalists in the 19th annual
Chamber Music Yellow Springs competition Sunday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m.,
in the First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Avenue.
The Enso Quartet Tereza Stanislaw and Maureen Nelson, violins,
Robert Brophy, viola, and Richard Belcher, cellowill perform Robert
Schumanns Quartet Op. 41 No. 3 in A major and a 1994 work by Joan
Tower, Night Fields.
The Euclid Quartet Jameson Cooper and Jacob Murphy, violins, Luis
Vargas, viola, and Jennifer Lee Vaughn, cello will perform Brahms
String Quartet No. 2 in A minor and Béla Bartòks Quartet
The competitions goal is to help emerging professional chamber ensembles
in gaining recognition and to encourage younger musicians to make careers
in chamber music. Past winners include the Artis, Shanghai and Amernet
Following a light pre-concert supper at 6 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church,
CMYS trustees Mary White and Richard Spencer will host an open forum for
attendees to discuss programs they would like CMYS to present in the future.
A post-concert dinner and reception for the musicians will be held in
a local home, for which reservations are required.
For information, tickets, and to reserve a place at the pre- and post-concert
dinners, call 937-374-8800.