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Tuesday, May 17 at 7:30

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With their debut recording, “Souvenirs” recently named BBC Music Magazine ‘recording of the year’, Canada’s Rolston String Quartet continues to receive acclamation and recognition for their musical excellence. As the 2018 recipient and first international ensemble chosen for the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award from Chamber Music America, their accolades and awards precede them. In 2016, a monumental year, they won First Prize at the 12th Banff International String Quartet Competition, Grand Prize at the 31st Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, and Astral’s National Auditions. The Rolston SQ was formed in the summer of 2013 and they take their name from Canadian violinist Thomas Rolston, founder and long-time director of the Music and Sound Programs at the Banff Centre.

“Very quickly, they have achieved an elite status among the continent’s finest string quartets.” — Toronto Concert Reviews


Haydn:  Quartet in G Major, Op.33, No.5
Gabriella Lena Frank:  Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
Haydn:  Quartet in C Major, Op.33, No.3 “The Bird”
Mendelssohn:  Quartet in E minor, Op.44, No.2


Luri Lee, Violin
Jason Issokson, Violin
Hezekiah Leung, Viola
Peter Eom, Cello

photo credit:  Shayne Gray

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