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Acclaimed string quartet returns

“They played to rave reviews. The audience loved them and asked for their return. We heard, and they’re back,” says Twin Cities Concert Association artistic director Ken Hardin of the Cypress String Quartet.

“Their playing is taut and energetic, and their sense of ensemble is seamless,” said Hardin.

The audience loved them in April of 2005 and gave them several standing ovations.



This Sunday’s program will include works by Dvorak, Mozart and Bartók, which are apparently perfectly suited for such an ensemble.

“Since the middle of the 18th century,” says Dr. Aileen James, TCCA pre-concert forum hostess, “the string quartet (two violins, viola, and cello) has been the most cultivated and influential chamber music genre, and their program presents three great works exemplary of its evolvement.”




The quartet is currently the artist in residence at San José State University and has been singled out by Chamber Music Magazine as “a Generation X ensemble to watch.”

CSQ’s passion and precision can’t help but ignite interest in chamber music.

WHAT: Twin Cities Concert Association concert: Cypress String Quartet

WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.; pre-concert forum with Dr. Aileen James at 1:15 p.m.; reception follows the concert

WHERE: Seventh Day Adventist Church, 12889 Osborne Hill Drive, Grass Valley (off Hwy. 174)

ADMISSION: Tickets for $16 general admission are available online at http://www.tcca.net or at the door. Children 5-17 are admitted for free when with an adult.

INFORMATION: Visit http://www.tcca.net or call (530) 470-9454


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