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The American Music Festival

CONCERT SERIES in BEAUFORT & MOREHEAD CITY, NC

2016–2017 Concert Series



ZORÁ QUARTET

Saturday, Sept 24, 2016

Zora Quartet

“Marvelous…gorgeous phrasing…”  — Calgary Herald

The 2015 Fischoff Gold Medalist Zorá Quartet opens the season with Mozart’s exquisite Quartet No. 15 in D minor, Turina’s Bullfighter’s Prayer and Debussy’s only string quartet — a transcendental masterpiece.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC
 



KONTRAS QUARTET

Saturday, Nov 05, 2016

Kontras Quartet

“Superb!”  — Gramophone Magazine

From Chicago, the vivacious Kontras present an imaginative concert including Spanish composer Villa Lobos’ lush Quartet No. 5, Golijov’s magical Tenebrae, Visconti’s soulful American Black Bend and Dvorak’s Quartet No. 9.
 

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC
 



AMIT PELED

Saturday, Jan 28, 2017

Amit Peled

Hommage à Pablo Casals

Israeli cellist Amit Peled, praised as one of the most exciting performers on the international stage today, brings to life Casals’ 1733 Gofriller cello! 100 years later, same cello, same nostalgic program with gems from Bach, Faure, and Beethoven — plus a few Hungarian Rhapsodies.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC
 



HORSZOWSKI PIANO TRIO

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017

Horszowski Piano Trio

“Impressive”  — New York Times

Grammy-nominated Jesse Mills joins founding Daedalus Quartet cellist Raman Ramakrishnan and renowned concert pianist Rieko Aizawa to perform Beethoven’s Trio Op. 70, No. 2, Rebecca Clarke's Trio, and Mendelssohn's virtuosic C minor Trio.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC
 



JASPER QUARTET

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Jasper String Quartet

“Delightful…expressively compelling…”  — The Strad

Master communicators! 2012 Cleveland Quartet Award winners the Jasper Quartet close the season with Schubert’s virtuosic Death and the Maiden and Meditation from American composer Aaron Jay Kernis’ Musica Celestis.

Concert time and Venue: 8 PM, the History Museum of Carteret County (formerly the History Place), 1008 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC
 


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