Published On: Sat, Apr 21st, 2012

Award-winning Amernet String Quartet to perform at Willow Theatre

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BOCA RATON — The Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, will present the award-winning Amernet String Quartet on Sunday, April 22 at 2pm. Tickets to this special afternoon engagement are $15.

Lauded for their “intelligence” and “immensely satisfying” playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of today’s exceptional string quartets.

Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University since 2004, the group was formed in 1991 while its founding members were students at the Juilliard School.

Amernet rose to international attention after their first season, winning the Gold Medal at the Tokyo International Music Competition in 1992. In 1995, the group was the First Prize winner of the prestigious Banff International String Quartet Competition.

The Amernet String Quartet includes Violinists Misha Vitenson and Marcia Littley, Michael Klotz on the Viola and Cellist Jason Calloway. Their performance at the Willow Theatre will include selections from Hadyn’s Quartet in D Major, Janacek’s Quartet No.1 and Mendelssohn’s Quartet in A Minor.

Tickets can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box Office at 561-347-3948. Visit www.WillowTheatre.org for more information.



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