WHAT: Valley Classical Concerts Present the Manhattan String Quartet
WHERE: Sweeney Concert Hall, Sage Hall at Smith College, 144 Green Street Northampton, MA
WHEN: Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8 p.m.
Quartetto di Cremona
Two years after their superb VCC debut, our friends from the “City of Violins” return with an Italian buffet: works by Boccherini, Verdi, Puccini, and Respighi. “As sleek and elegant as an Armani suit.” (The Strad)
Gain insight into the music and the performances by attending the lively Concert Conversations with the musicians and VCC Artistic Director John Montanari, in Sweeney Concert Hall, (handicap accessible), at no additional charge, one hour in advance of each concert. Valley Classical Concerts presents this opportunity as part of its mission to enhance our audience’s understanding and enjoyment of the music.
Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8 p.m. – The sleek-sounding Quartetto di Cremona returns to the VCC stage – program TBA.
Sunday, May 6, 2018, 3 p.m. – Among the finest quartets of their generation, the Attacca Quartet will play Mendelssohn, Caroline Shaw and Beethoven’s sublime Op. 132.
About Valley Classical Concerts:
Valley Classical Concerts present a mix of eminent established musicians and exciting early-career ensembles, in varied programs that include both mainstream classical music and the works of 20th and 21st century composers – concerts that Valley residents might otherwise hear only by traveling to a major metropolitan area. VCC broadens access to this great music through deeply discounted children’s, family, and student pricing and other special admission opportunities.