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Berkeley City Club
Between Ellsworth and Dana 2315 Durant Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
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25 reviews
14 stars
attended Apr 17 2012

Wonderful music and terrific musicians!

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15 stars
attended Apr 17 2012

Wonderful music, performed perfectly.

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9 reviews
30 stars
attended Apr 17 2012

This is a class act. Superb players, this time performing an unusual program. I'm not a major fan of 20th Century composers, but I'm really glad I attended. Their original adaptation for string quartet of Shostakovich's Preludes & Fugues was...continued

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Website

http://www.berkeleychamberperform.org/2012e.html

Quotes & Highlights

Visit the Alexander String Quartet’s website for music samples, photos, videos and more.

Description

Berkeley City Club chairs are wooden, folding, so bring a cushion if your back is sensitive.  

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Program:*

String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata” – Leos Janáček

String Quartet Op. 95, “Serioso” – Ludwig van Beethoven

Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87 – Dmitri Shostakovich (arranged by Zakarias Grafilo)

String Quartet No. 4 – Dmitri Shostakovich

About the Ticket Supplier: Berkeley Chamber Performances

Berkeley Chamber Performances is a nonprofit presenting organization for chamber music in the East Bay. Founded in 1993, it presents mostly, but not exclusively, local ensembles and attempts to press the boundaries of "chamber music" by including in each five-concert season jazz, ethnic, multi-disciplinary, commissioned or first performance presentations. Concerts take place Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the historic Berkeley City Club. Following each performance audience members can attend our Meet-the-Performers reception to connect with the artists. Berkeley Chamber Performances loves expanding its audience to those generally not attending chamber music concerts.