Chamber music

by Jeffrey Carter

Our colleague Mieko Hironaka Bergt put together a stunning chamber music program on Sunday.  She was joined by Saint Louis’ own Arianna String Quartet and our colleague Erik Harris, principal double bass with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.

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The program included Beethoven’s String Quartet in F Major, op. 135, played by the Arianna String Quartet; and Schubert’s Quintet for piano, violin, viola, collo, and double bass in A major, op. 114, otherwise known as ‘Die Forelle.’

The performance was truly world-class, and the sizeable audience in Moore Auditorium was on fire with excitement when the pieces were over.

I love teaching and administering at a university that provides this kind of enrichment for our students, and this kind of engagement for our community!

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