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The Lydian String Quartet Performs Feb. 20

The Washington Post describes the group as performing with "a fire that makes all timeless music forever contemporary."
Arts and Culture  |  Feb 15, 2018  |  By Jennifer Vaughan
Media Contact: Jennifer Vaughan, 702-895-1575
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The Lydian String Quartet performs Feb. 20 at UNLV.

The UNLV Performing Arts Center and UNLV School of Music welcome the Lydian String Quartet — recognized for embracing the full range of the string quartet repertory with curiosity, virtuosity, and dedication to the highest artistic ideals of music making — at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Doc Rando Recital Hall of the Beam Music Center.

In a review, the Washington Post said, "They revealed a fire that makes all timeless music forever contemporary." 

The quartet includes Andrea Seger, violin; Judith Eisenberg, violin; Mark Berger, viola; and Joshua Gordon, cello.

The evening's program includes: String Quartet No. 1, op. 12 - Felix Mendelssohn Arcadiana (1994) - Thomas Adès String Quartet No. 13, op. 29, “Rosamunde”  - Franz Schubert


Tickets to the Lydian String Quartet are $30, and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office at 702-895-ARTS (2787) or on the PAC website. Student rush tickets are $5 each and available one hour prior to each event based on availability and with valid student ID. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available.

The box office is open from 10 a.m - 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday.

Information about all of the season's performances can be found on the Performing Arts Center website.

About the PAC

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is Southern Nevada's first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and celebrates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a variety of performances and events and is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is pleased to host various Clark County School District fine arts festivals and concerts.


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