American String Quartet Tickets

American String Quartet is a legendary name in music. The Quartet is more than a century old and has earned a reputation over years. The Quartet has appeared in virtually all Major American and European cities, performing a wide repertoire, which includes complete quartets of Beethoven, Bartok, Schoenberg and Schubert. They play variety of instruments such as trumpet, violins, cello, piano, flutes, viola etc. and give an extraordinary sound of music with rich taste of modern American repertoire. The current members of American String Quartet include talented artist like Peter Wino, the violinist he has been there since 1990, Laurie Carney also the violin player, Daniel Avshalomov the viola player and the Wolfram Koessel with skills on cello.

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About American String Quartet

The journey of American String Quartet started in 1974 by the students of The Juilliard School, it happened after winning the Naumburg Chamber Music Award and Coleman Competition the same year. Next year they made their debut at Alice Tully Hall, New York. They didn’t take time to prove their skills and after only two years their shows were even broadcast on CBS's Camera Three Quartets. The Quartet started making international tours to mesmerize people with their compositions; their first tour was to Taiwan. Their first ensemble received a National Arts Endowment grant. Then in 1979, the ASQ spent their 20 years as the faculty quartet of Taos School of Music, developing their name further. During their residency at Taos school they didn’t stop progressing and parallel covered the milestones. During that they made their first trip to Europe.
American String Quartet featured an ensemble on Steve Martin's Best Show ever, produced by NBC's Saturday Night Live. The same era they also had residencies at different schools which include Rice University Shepherd School of Music from 1982 to 1985, Manhattan School of Music during 1985 and University of Nebraska Lied Center from 1991 to 1994. They gave a performance in Hermann Prey's Schubertiade at the 92nd Street Y, New York City in 1988. The ASQ got commissioned on Quartet No. 4 (Beneath Thy Tenderness of Heart completed in 1988) and premiered the work after receiving a Chamber Music America Commissioning Grant. 
American String Quartet then introduced a new member in named Peter Winograd, the Violinist. They had a tour of Japan in 1999 and in the same year,  The Six Mozart Viola Quintets happened at the Aspen Music Festival with Guarneri Quartet violist Michael Tree, performed the complete Mozart quintets. The standard of their repertoire were evidently increased when they recorded the complete Music Masters  Mozart String Quartets, based on a matched quartet set of instruments by Stradivarius. They had their second tour of Japan in 1993 and performed at Yokahama's Philia Hall. From 1996 to 2002 Mozart's quintets and Bartok's quartets in a six-year cycle performed in Founders Hall at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa. The Quartet’s innovative approach was considered to be concert programming which let them to collaborate with number of notable residencies including Beethoven the Contemporary at the University of Michigan. On their 25th anniversary, the American String Quartet grown into an internationally recognized world’s finest quartets performed in all fifty states of Unites States of America.
American String Quartet appears frequently at the Blossom Festival and Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival. The group has been the subject of several television specials and has recorded for Nonesuch, Musical Heritage, RCA and CRI. In 2005 they performed at Beijing's new National Center for the Performing Arts. The 2009-2010 seasons featured the Quartet’s debut at the prestigious Casals Festival and in the summer of 2010 the Quartet returned to Beijing for its fifth residency at the Great Wall International Music Academy. Additionally, in fall 2010 the Quartet embarked on its fortieth European tour, with appearances in Germany, Switzerland, Spain, and Italy.
The ASQ celebrated their 35th anniversary this 2010-11 season by giving performances throughout the US, Israel and Europe. They also recorded an ambitious CD, Schubert’s Echo by NSS Music. It is the inspiration Schubert on two masterworks of early 20th-century Vienna.  In July 2012 to bring more diversity to their music they collaborated with Indian composers Mohammed Fairouz, clarinetist David Krakauer and Shakti Mohan and with Indian dancers to perform at Fairouz’s Hindustani Dabkeh, for BBC World News. The 37th season of ASQ would be celebrated in 2012–2013 making them evoke more texture and color of music and energizing them for captivating performances. So it’s time you get your share of American String Quartet tickets because their new amazing performances are just around the corner. There are also many cheap American String Quartet tickets which you can avail in order to have a great time.