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Rendezvous Arts 2022/2023 Kontras String Quartet Friday, January 13

Rendezvous Arts 2022/2023 Kontras String Quartet Part of the Rendezvous Arts Series

Friday night concert timeline:

6:30-7:00 PM cocktails and visual art display
7:00-8:15 PM concert (no intermission)
8:15-8:45 PM conversation with artists

New to Rendezvous Arts, the Kontras Quartet has been described as “a tightly crafted and beautiful instrument” (CVNC Arts Journal) and has been commended by Gramophone Magazine for their “scrupulous shading and control” and “enjoyable musical personality” (Fanfare Magazine). Kontras means “contrasts” in the Afrikaans language – fitting for a string ensemble whose colorful repertoire spans centuries, genres, and continents. The Quartet’s recent engagements include tours of South Africa and Switzerland; broadcasts on Performance Today and a three-month residency with Chicago’s WFMT 98.7 FM; appearances on NBC and PBS; and sold-out performances in San Diego, Chicago, Washington D.C., Telluride, Salt Lake City, Raleigh and Arizona. The Kontras Quartet records for MSR Classics and DoubleTime Music, and have released three critically acclaimed albums, including the premiere recording of Dan Visconti’s Ramshackle Songs. Watch this video for a sneak peak of the treat that this performance will be! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldn0DVnOJUA

Rendezvous Arts is a chamber music and visual arts series started by several of the musicians of the Lake Forest Symphony. When the orchestra sadly folded, they wanted to find a way to continue to play for the friends that they had made from the Symphony’s audience – and so the plan to continue the orchestra’s Salon Series chamber music program was born.

 

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