Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10 a.m.
Russell Lane at Gilman Drive, San Diego, 92037
Cost: $10 – $25
Characterized by its youth, brilliant playing, and soulful interpretations, the Ariel Quartet has quickly earned a glowing international reputation. Formed in Israel as teenagers at the Jerusalem Academy Middle School of Music and Dance and celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2020–21, the Quartet was named recipient of the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, granted by Chamber Music America in recognition of artistic achievement and career support. They return to ArtPower for two concerts this season, as they perform the complete Beethoven Cycle, in honor of the composer’s 250th birthday in 2020. This concert marks the third of a five-concert series. Program: Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in A Major, op. 18, no. 5; String Quartet in E minor, op. 59, no. 2; String Quartet in B-flat Major, op 130, no. 2