The American Music Festival of Carteret County continues its 23rd season at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at The History Place in Morehead City with “Music You Love” by an outstanding foursome, the Cavani String Quartet.
Works to be performed include Schumann’s “String Quartet in A Minor,” Turina’s “Bull Fighters Prayer,” and Bartok’s “String Quartet No. 1.” The musicians will be available to meet the local audience at the concert.
Regular tickets for this performance are $25. Discounted $15.00 tickets are available for students, full time teachers, and active duty military with ID. Concert tickets may be reserved by calling 252-728-6152. Mail orders should be addressed to AMF, P.O. Box 1099, Beaufort, N.C. 28516.
Cavani is the Cleveland Institute of Music’s Quartet in Residence and is the winner of the Guarneri and Naumberg prizes. The quartet members are famous for their dynamic presence on stage.
The musicians are heard regularly on American television and in major series and festivals throughout North America and Europe. Here, they will perform music by Schumann, Turina and Bartok.
The members’ distinguished artist collaborations include performances with Itzhak Perlman, Denyce Graves, the Juilliard Quartet and others.
The Cavani Quartet has established itself as a dynamic leader in the field of Arts In Education and has received a number of Chamber Music America Residency Partnership Grants. Nationally acclaimed for its inspiring and innovative teaching and proactive approach to residencies, the quartet has developed creative programs for audiences of all ages, such as a series of children’s concerts for Chamber Music of Lincoln Center in New York.
The AMF continues to provide great music, thanks to community support. Support is given by season ticket purchasers, individual donors, advertisers, local businesses and grants from the Carteret County Arts Council, the N.C. Arts Council, the Olde Towne Rotary Club, South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and a media partnership with Public Radio East.
Gifts and grants also make possible special outreach performances for the Carteret County Schools. This year’s public school outreach will feature several woodwind and band instrument workshops for local high school-level band students. This will be presented by members of the faculty at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
For additional information, please visit the AMF web site at www.americanmusicfestival.orgor call 252-728-6152.