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Event: Miró Quartet with Colin Currie, percussion
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Time: 8:00 PM
Location: Bates Recital Hall
Parking: San Jacinto Garage
Details: The 
Miró 
Quartet, 
one 
of 
America's 
highest‐profile 
chamber
 groups 
enjoys
 its 
place
 at 
the 
top 
of
the 
international 
chamber
 music 
scene 
garnering 
praise 
from
 audiences
 and
 critics 
alike.

Founded 
in
1995 
at 
the 
Oberlin 
Conservatory, 
the
 Miró 
Quartet
 met 
with 
immediate 
success
winning 
first 
prizes 
at 
the 
Coleman, 
Fischoff, 
and 
Banff
 competitions 
as 
well 
as
 the 
prestigious
Naumburg
 Chamber
 Music 
Award.
 
The 
Miró
 Quartet 
was 
also 
a
 recipient 
of 
the 
Cleveland 
Quartet
 Award
 and 
was 
the 
first
 ensemble 
ever 
to 
be 
awarded
 the 
Avery 
Fisher 
Career 
Grant.

Regularly
 invited
 to
 perform
 at 
the 
world's
 most
 celebrated
 concert 
halls,
 the
 Miró
 Quartet 
has
 performed
 at 
Carnegie 
Hall, 
the
 Berlin 
Philharmonic's 
Kammermusiksaal, 
and
 Amersterdam's
Concertgebouw 
among
 many 
others.
 

A 
favorite
 of 
summer
 music
 festivals, 
the 
Quartet 
has
frequently 
appeared
 at 
the 
Santa 
Fe 
Chamber 
Music
 Festival,
Chamber 
Music 
Northwest, 
and 
the
Orcas 
Island
 Chamber
 Music
 Festival.

 Deeply 
committed
 to 
music
 education, 
the 
Miró
 Quartet 
is
currently 
the 
Faculty
 String 
Quartet‐in‐Residence
 at 
the 
Butler 
School 
of 
Music.

Featuring Collin Currie, percussion

Works by Samuel Barber, Alexander Goehr, Stever Reich, Franz Schubert


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Contact: Email - School of Music Information
Phone - Music Hotline (512) 471-5401
Fees: General Admission $32
Faculty/Staff $27
Students $10

Tickets are available through the Texas Performing Arts box office, by phone at 477-6060, or at www.texasperformingarts.org