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Casals Quartet

Casals Quartet

Start Date: February 18, 2022
End Date: February 18, 2022
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Location:
Samueli Theater, 615 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA
714-556-2122
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The Cuarteto Casals (Casals Quartet) is a Spanish string quartet based at laudatory in Barcelona, where all four members reside and teach at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya.

The quartet has accompanied the King of Spain on diplomatic visits and performed on the peerless collection of decorated Stradivarius instruments in the Royal Palace in Madrid. The group is named for the well-known 20th-century cellist Pablo Casals

Vera Martínez Mehner - Violin.
Abel Tomas - Violin.
Jonathan Brown - Viola.
Arnau Tomas - Cello.

Haydn: String Quartet in A major, Op. 20, No. 6
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 117

Since winning First Prizes at the London and Brahms-Hamburg competitions, the Casals Quartet consistently brings its lively energy and impeccable precision to each of its programs, with this chamber performance being no exception.

A prize from the prestigious Burletti-Buitoni Trust in London enabled the quartet to begin a collection of matching Baroque and Classical period bows which it uses for works from Purcell through Schubert, refining its ability to distinguish between diverse musical styles.

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