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Minetti Quartett

at the Lakewood Cultural Center
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Tickets on sale now:  $25 adult, www.Lakewood.org/Tickets , 303-987-7845 or at the Box Office

This musical sensation from Austria has collected more international prizes since 2003 than any other performing quartet today.

With a youthful and energetic style that has won over audiences worldwide, Austria's Minetti Quartett makes its Lakewood stage debut at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 with a program that includes Beethoven's String Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2, Arvo Pärt's "Fratres" for string quartet and Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2.

The Minetti Quartett was founded in 2003 and has since won first prize at the international Rimbotti String Quartet competition in Florence, the Haydn Prize at the International Haydn Competition in Vienna, the top award at the International Schubert Competition in Graz and the Grosser Gradus ad Parnassum Prize. As a “Rising Star,” chosen by the European Concert Hall Organization for the 2008-2009 season, the quartet tours extensively in Europe and has been a guest at leading chamber music festivals throughout the world.

This award-winning group includes members Maria Ehmer, replaced for this tour by Bozena Angelova, violin, Anna Knopp, violin, Milan Milojicic, viola, and Leonhard Roczek, violoncello.

The Minetti Quartett’s debut CD appeared in 2009 for Hänssler CLASSIC featuring works by Joseph Haydn, followed by the early quartets of Mendelssohn in 2012. Both CDs have received high critical acclaim. The third release in 2013 consisted of clarinet quintets with Matthias Schorn for the Avi Music Label. For more information about the group, please visit www.minettiquartett.at

Tickets are $25 and are available at 303-987-7845, www.Lakewood.org/Tickets or the Lakewood Cultural Center Box Office, 470 S. Allison Parkway (Wadsworth and West Alameda Avenue). Student, senior and group discounts are available.  Ample, free parking.

The 2013-2014 Lakewood Cultural Center Presents season is generously supported by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), with appreciation to the citizens of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, 5280 Magazine and the Denver Post Community, improving and enriching the lives of those in our community.
Posted on: Thursday, January 23, 2014