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9/30/2022 Aizuri Quartet

Assigned Seating
Buckley, Arms, Amherst College
Friday, Sep 30, 2022 at 8:00 PM (ET)

Emma Frucht and Miho Saegusa, Violins
Ayane Kozasa, Viola
Karen Ouzounian, Cello

The Aizuri Quartet has established a unique position within today’s musical landscape, infusing all of their music-making with infectious energy, joy and warmth; cultivating curiosity in listeners; and inviting audiences into the concert experience through their innovative programming and the depth and fire of their performances.

Clara Schumann: Ich stand in dunkeln Träumen (arr. Karen Ouzounian)
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 4, Sz 91
Tanya Tagaq: Sivunittinni (2015)
Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet Op. 76 No. 4 in B-flat major, Sunrise

Winner of the Cleveland Quartet Award in 2022, the Aizuri Quartet took home the Grand Prize at the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, and top prizes at the 2017 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition and the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition. The quartet’s debut album, Blueprinting, featuring new works written for them by five American composers, was released by New Amsterdam Records to critical acclaim (“In a word, stunning”—I Care If You Listen), nominated for a 2019 GRAMMY Award and named one of NPR Music’s Best Classical Albums of 2018.

Single ticket prices:

General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+): $22
Students, with valid ID: $12


Amherst College Concert Office
P. O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Box Office Telephone: 413.542.2195
Email: concert (at) amherst (dot) edu

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Purchase Policy

SINGLE EVENT TICKETS go on sale two weeks before each performance:

General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+): $22
Students, with valid ID: $12

General Public: $18
Senior Citizens (65+): $12
Students, with valid ID: $10

Tickets are nonrefundable, and programs and dates are subject to change. Buckley Recital Hall has limited wheelchair-accessible seating.

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53 College St Amherst, MA 01002

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