Arianna String Quartet Concert Series

Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet for “First Mondays with the ASQ”, virtually this season. 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.

Ticket sales benefit UMSL String Scholarships and the KWMU Classical Music Endowment.


Monday, February 1, 2020

Triumph and Hope: An Evening Inside Beethoven’s Op.132

Join UMSL’s internationally acclaimed Arianna String Quartet as they restart “First Mondays with the ASQ” with virtual events this spring! 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 the members of the Arianna String Quartet, as they examine the dynamic process of interpretation, live performance, and connections between classical music and our world.

The ASQ kicks off their spring series with an evening devoted to Beethoven’s poignant Quartet in A minor, Op.132, a work inspired by strength in overcoming overwhelming adversity, and perhaps the ultimate musical depiction of hope and triumph. The ASQ will examine Beethoven’s methods for expression and reveal the connections between the challenges of Beethoven’s personal journey and the tribulations of our current times.


Time

All performances are on the first Mondays of the month at 8 p.m.

Venue

Virtual event on Zoom

Ticket Pricing


Complimentary with an invitation to donate