The Philharmonic Society of Orange County is offering Culture Spot LA readers a discount to its Parker Quartet concert on Saturday, Oct. 20. Comprised of four New England Conservatory graduates, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet is a dynamic, young chamber ensemble that came to international attention after winning the Concert Artists Guild Competition as well as the Grand Prix and Mozart Prize at France’s Bordeaux International String Quartet Competition celebration. Part of the Philharmonic Society’s Beethoven: The Late Great celebration, this concert features the quartet performing the last piece Beethoven completed, his String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135, as well as works by Pärt and Britten.
Daniel Chong, violin; Karen Kim, violin; Jessica Bodner, viola; Kee-Hyun Kim, cello
Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 p.m.
Irvine Barclay Theatre
Pre-concert lecture by Society President and Artistic Director Dean Corey, 7 p.m.
Concert generously sponsored by Mr. Sam Ersan
PÄRT: Fratres for String Quartet
BRITTEN: String Quartet No. 2 in C major (1945)
BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135
SPECIAL OFFER FOR CULTURE SPOT LA READERS:
RECEIVE 10% OFF TICKETS USING PROMO CODE: FRATRES
(Regular ticket prices are $15-$45.)
TWO WAYS TO ORDER
ORDER BY PHONE:
1) Call (949) 553-2422 (must mention promo code: FRATRES).
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Valid only through the Philharmonic Society website and box office. No adjustments to prior purchases. Must use promotion code FRATRES when ordering.
For more information, call (949) 553-2422 or visit www.PhilharmonicSociety.org.