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The Festival in Residence: Kerrytown Concert House – 6/21

June 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Festival in Residence: Kerrytown Concert House – 6/21

Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, Eugene Drucker, Paul Watkins, Ivalas Quartet

Sphinx Apprentice Ensemble, Ivalas Quartet, performs Janáček’s “Kreutzer Sonata,” the composer’s first of two string quartets. Then, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Associate Concertmaster and violinist, Kimberly Kaloyanides Kennedy, is joined by Festival Artistic Director and cellist, Paul Watkins, for a performance of Kodály’ Duo for Violin and Cello. Closing the performance is the Emerson String Quartet’s Eugene Drucker on viola alongside the Ivalas Quartet for a performance of Mendelssohn’s String Quintet No. 2.


JANÁČEK | String Quartet No. 1 after Leo Tolstoy: “The Kreutzer Sonata”
KODÁLY | Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7
MENDELSSOHN | String Quintet No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 87

*Please contact the Kerrytown Concert House at 734-769-2999 or visit kerrytownconcerthouse.com for ticket information.

Date: June 21, 2019
Time: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Address: 415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States

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Phone: 734-769-2999