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Simon Bolivar String Quartet

Simon Bolivar String Quartet
80 Queens Park, Walter Hall
Time: Mar 26th, 7:30 pm End: Mar 26th, 9:30 pm
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Chamber Music concert

Faculty of Music

Simón Bolívar String Quartet
Chamber Music Series

  • Alejandro Carreño, Boris Suaréz, violins
  • Ismel Campos, viola
  • Aimon Mata, cello


  • Bach: Contrapunctus 1 from The Art of Fugue
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8
  • Rodolfo Halffter: Tiento No. 5
  • Brahms: String Quartet No. 2

Created from within the National System of Youth and Children Symphony Orchestras of Venezuela (El Sistema) the quartet is composed of musicians of the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Along with the orchestra, the Simón Bolívar String Quartet has played at various venues within Venezuela as well as in South, Central and North America, Europe and Asia, performing in concerts as well as taking part in educational events. They have worked with and been heard by such musical personalities as: José Antonio Abreu, Gustavo Dudamel, Claudio Abbado and Sir Simon Rattle.

Monday, March 26, 2012
7:30 pm. Walter Hall
Edward Johnson Building, U of T, 80 Queen’s Park

Tickets: $40 ($30 seniors/students) | FlexiMIX: $32
TELUS Centre Box Office: 416-408-0208
Online order: www.music.utoronto.ca

NOTE:  A master class with the members of the Simón Bolívar String Quartet will be offered on Tuesday 27 March from 10-noon in Walter Hall.  Admission is free and pre-registration ia not required.

For further information about this event, please contact the Faculty of Music at (416) 978-3750.

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