Amernet String Quartet performs at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center.
TARPON SPRINGS - On Sunday, Jan. 26, 3 p.m., Amernet String Quartet performs at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center.
Reserve seats are $22; $18 for members and students. For tickets or more information, call 727-942-5605 or visit Tarponarts.org.
The Amernet String Quartet, Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University, has garnered worldwide praise and recognition as one of todayís exceptional string quartets. The ensemble rose to international attention winning the Gold Medal at the seventh Tokyo International Music Competition in 1992. Three years later the group was the First Prize winner of the prestigious fifth Banff International String Quartet Competition.
The Amernet String Quartet was described by The New York Times as ďan accomplished and intelligent ensemble.Ē
The quartet was formed in 1991 by four graduates of the Juilliard School of Music: violinist Marcia Littley, cellist Javier Arias, violinist Misha Vitenson and violist Michael Klotz. Program includes Haydn, Janacek, and Mendelssohn.
The quartet includes Misha Vitenson, violin; Marcia Littley, violin; Michael Klotz, viola; and Jason Calloway, cello.