Arianna String Quartet Concert Series

Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet for “First Mondays with the ASQ”, at UMSL at Grand Center. This one-of-a kind interdisciplinary concert series offers audience members a rare behind the scenes look into the craft and artistry of the string quartet, and an opportunity for informal, direct discussion and interaction with UMSL’s renowned Arianna String Quartet, as they examine the dynamic process of interpretation, live performance, and connections between classical music and our world.

Join the ASQ for six intimate evenings of music and discussion at UMSL at Grand Center. Ticket sales benefit UMSL String Scholarships and the KWMU Classical Music Endowment.

Monday, November 4, 2019

The Chemistry of Sound

Join the internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet for “The Chemistry of Sound” a fascinating evening of discussion and performance. The ASQ will be joined by UMSL Chemistry Professor James Bashkin to explore how composers rely on musical chemistry to create compelling emotional experiences, featuring Dvorak’s American quartet.

Cash bar (cash only)


All performances are on the first Mondays of October, November and December at 7:30 p.m.


UMSL at Grand Center
3651 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Ticket Pricing

General Admission: $10
Students: $5
UMSL faculty and students free

Sponsored exclusively by:

Commerce Trust Company