February 5, 1999 |
The Laguna Chamber Music Series will open its 40th season Oct. 18 with a concert by the famous Guarneri String Quartet. Founded in 1964, the Guarneri is the longest continuing quartet in the world. The program will be announced later. All concerts in the series will take place in the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive. Start time is 8 p.m. except for the show in February 2000, which is at 3 p.m.
May 2, 1997 |
Six groups will play here next season under the combined auspices of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and the Laguna Chamber Music Society. Four of them will be making their first appearances for the societies, and one--the Brentano String Quartet--will feature the winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Competition, which takes place in June. The Brentano quartet will play Feb. 24. The Tchaikovsky Piano Trio (Nov. 24), the Paris Piano Trio (Jan.
October 21, 1994 |
The comparison is inevitable and irresistible: On Wednesday, as the Rolling Stones were packing in the mega-thousands at the Rose Bowl, just down the road in Pasadena, Ambassador Auditorium was packing 'em in for a rather different attraction, a concert by the Guarneri String Quartet. OK, the numbers may not have been quite the same, but either way it was a sellout for groups who have been doing their remarkable thing for three decades with undiminished skill.
June 13, 2007 |
A Nov. 11 concert at Caltech's Beckman Auditorium will be among the last Southern California appearances by the esteemed Guarneri String Quartet, which has announced that it will retire at the end of the 2008-09 season. The quartet -- violinists Arnold Steinhardt and John Dalley, violist Michael Tree and cellist Peter Wiley -- has other dates pending in La Jolla, Orange County, Santa Barbara and at UCLA, according to spokesman Stuart Wolferman.
April 10, 2003 |
Lukas Foss' new Quartet No. 5 was commissioned for the Guarneri String Quartet by a nationwide consortium of nine presenters -- one of which, the Coleman Chamber Music Assn., brought the piece, and the Guarneri, to Caltech's Beckman Auditorium Sunday afternoon.
April 15, 1997 |
The rewards of experience and constancy were hearteningly in evidence on Sunday when the Guarneri String Quartet, 33 years in existence without a change in personnel, returned to Caltech's Beckman Auditorium for the latest of their many appearances on the Coleman Chamber Concerts series.