Atara String Quartet

May 2, 2015, 11:00 am

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Atara String Quartet is comprised of Hannah White and Karisa Chiu, violin; Tess Krope, viola; and Krystian Chiu, cello. All four students are Fellows at the Music Institute of Chicago Academy, a pre-college training program for gifted musicians. The quartet is coached by artist faculty member Mathias Tacke. Atara String Quartet was the first place winner of the Society of American Musicians 2014 Jules M. Laser Chamber Music Competition and has performed for Music in the Loft’s Young Artists Concert. They were silver medalist of the 2014 St. Paul String Quartet Competition and third place winners of the 2014 A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Chamber Music Competition.

  • Allegro con brio from String Quartet Op. 54 No. 1 in G Major, by Franz Joseph Haydn

  • Allegro moderato, très doux from String Quartet in F Major, by Maurice Ravel

  • String Quartet No. 1 “Métamorphoses nocturnes,” (Part I) by György Ligeti

  • Playful pizzicato from Simple Symphony, Op. 4, by Benjamin Britten

    March from String Quartet No. 3, by George Rochberg

  • Allegro vivace assai from String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80, by Felix Mendelssohn