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Cassatt String Quartet concludes Setnor School of Music residency with public concert
Cassatt String Quartet concludes Setnor School of Music residency with public concertJanuary 30, 2008Erica Blustesblust@syr.edu
The Cassatt String Quartet, quartet-in-residence at the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts for the past 12 years, will perform Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium in Crouse College. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is part of the quartet’s final week of residency at the Setnor School. Parking is available in Irving Garage.
Acclaimed as one of America’s outstanding ensembles, the New York City-based Cassatt String Quartet began collaborating with the Setnor School in 1996. In addition to working with students in the school, the quartet has given lectures, demonstrations and concerts in the Syracuse community.
The Cassatt String Quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe and the Far East, with prestigious appearances at Alice Tully Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City; the Tanglewood Music Theatre in Lenox, Mass.; the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.; the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris; and Maeda Hall in Tokyo. Named three times by The New Yorker magazine’s Best of the Year CD Selection, they have recorded for the Koch, New World, Albany and CRI Labels.
For more information about the Cassatt String Quartet, visit http://www.cassattquartet.com. For more information about the concert, contact the Setnor School at (315) 443-2191.