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Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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Gordon B.
Captive parking. $12.00. Considering most L.A. parking fees are pretty reasonable, even the Chandler Pavilion UCLA has a lot of nerve charging for that charge for parking off-hours in what is largely an empty lot.
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I wore Jeans and a Jacket. It was one of those audiences where it would be difficult to underdress..
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17 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 03 2011

I hope that someone else was as confused as I was about this event.

I'm giving it one star for a reason I thought I'd never see. Both the quartet and Nobu were amazing, but . . . the quartet played over the top of him, literally, sonically,...continued

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Website

http://www.uclalive.org/calendar/event_detail.asp?id=49

Quotes & Highlights

“Miracle is the only word to describe [Tsujii]. This is truly the act of God.” —Van Cliburn

Description

World-renowned string ensemble Takács Quartet delivers classic repertoire with drama, warmth and humor. The group performs Haydn’s String Quartet Op. 74 No. 3 and Bartok’s String Quartet No. 1.

Joining the Takács Quartet for Schumann’s Piano Quintet is Japanese virtuoso Nobuyuki Tsujii in his Los Angeles premiere. Born blind, the 22-year-old prodigy began his study at the age of 4 and won the gold medal in the 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.