Jupiter String Quartet with Jon Nakamatsu

Date: 03.02.2014

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Soka Performing Arts Center

Jupiter String Quartet Jon Nakamatsu

Soka Performing Arts Center Chamber Series

Jupiter String Quartet with Jon Nakamatsu

Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 3 p.m.

The JUPITER STRING QUARTET, formed in 2001, is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel (older sister of Meg), and cellist Daniel McDonough (husband of Meg, brother-in-law of Liz). This tightly knit ensemble has firmly established itself as an important voice in the world of chamber music. They believe that chamber music, because of the intensity of its interplay and communication, is one of the most effective ways of spreading an enthusiasm for “classical” music to new audiences.

Since his dramatic 1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medal triumph, JON NAKAMATSU's brilliant but unassuming musicianship and eclectic repertoire have made him a clear favorite throughout the world both on the concert circuit and in the recording studio. The esteemed New York Times music critic Allan Kozinn extolled his performance: "The pianist Jon Nakamatsu plays with the calm assurance that comes of having both a solid technique and a gentle, introspective, interpretive spirit." 

Their program will include:

  • BEETHOVEN - Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
  • HINDEMITH - Quartet No. 4, Op. 22
  • BRAHMS - Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

The quartet chose its name because Jupiter was the most prominent planet in the night sky at the time of its formation and the astrological symbol for Jupiter resembles the number four.

Tickets: $38.00/$28.00 Students and Seniors (62+)

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