Posted on February 04, 2016, BY Staff

The Mandelring Quartet will perform works by Beethoven, Shostakovich and Brahms on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Tickets for the performance are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 62+, $15 for youth 18 and under, $15 for Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2), $10 for Bucknell students (limit 2) and $15 for non-Bucknell college students (limit 2). Tickets can be purchased online at the Campus Box Office or by calling 570-577-1000. The performance is sponsored, in part, by RiverWoods.

Tickets are also available in person from several locations including the Weis Center lobby (weekdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and the CAP Center Box Office, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center (weekdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

The quartet will perform a program called Charm and Anguish, which includes Beethoven's String Quartet in D Major op. 18 no. 3; Shostakovich's String Quartet no. 8 and Brahms' String Quartet in C minor op. 51 no. 1.

Based in the German wine region in Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, the quartet has enjoyed success at some of the world's great competitions —Munich (ARD), Evian and Reggio Emilia (Premio Paolo Borciani) — launched an international career. Since 2010 it has presented a regular series of concerts in the Chamber Music Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie and in its hometown of Neustadt.

Please note that chamber seating will be offered for this performance in the main auditorium only. The balcony will be closed.

For more information about this performance contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or by email.

For more information about the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, visit its website or Facebook page.



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