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Communique: Chamber Music Wilmington Begins Season With Award-Winning Zorá Quartet

Zorá String Quartet: Dechopol Kowintaweewat, violin; Zizai Ning, cello; Seula Lee, violin; Pablo Muñoz Salido, viola";

Zorá String Quartet has gathered a great list of achievements in its mere 3 years of existence: the Sander Buchman Award; Friends of Music Concerts Prize; Hayden's Ferry Chamber Music Series Prize; Paramount Theatre Prize; Vancouver Recital Prize; Grand Prize & Gold Medal Winner of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition-and more. Zorá Quartet kicks off Chamber Music Wilmington's (CMW) season this Sunday, 9/25 with a 3:00 performance at Beckwith Recital Hall. 

Credit CMW
Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director of CMW

CMW Artistic Director Barbara McKenzie joined us to tell us about the quartet and her love of Beckwith Recital Hall for chamber music performances; listen above. Barbara also spoke about the rest of the season, which can be heard below in our WEB EXTRA. 

Chamber Music Wilmington presents Zora String Quartet. Sunday, 9/25 @ 3:00 pm. Beckwith Recital Hall, UNCW.

The Zorá Quartet will play Mozart's Quartet in D minor, Turina's La Oracion del Torero (The Bullfighter's Prayer), and Debussy's Quartet in F minor

Coming up for the rest of CMW's season: Kontras Quartet in November, playing music by Dan Visconti, Villa Lobos, Osvaldo Golijov, and Dvorak; Horszowski Piano Trio in February, playing Beethoven, Rebecca Clarke, and Mendelssohn; Jaspar Quartet in April, playing Shubert, Kernis, and Mozart. In addition to the regular season, a special performance with cellist Amit Peled is in January- Hommage a Pablo Casals. Peled will play the same program Casals played 100 years ago-with Casals' cello. Find out more about the musicians and seasonmembership

WEB EXTRA: The rest of the season, including Amit Peled playing Casals' cello.