Texas Tech Faculty String Quartet Continuing Beethoven Performances

The concert is part of a series featuring Beethoven's early string quartets.

WHAT:                       The Texas Tech University Faculty String Quartet is performing its second in a three-part series of Beethoven's early string quartets next week. The quartet will play two string quartets. Admission is free and open to the public.

The Faculty String Quartet includes Annie Chalex Boyle and John Gilbert, violins; Kimberly Sparr, viola; and Jeffrey Lastrapes, cello. All six Opus 18 String Quartets are excellent examples of Beethoven's compositional mastery and musical expression.

The final performance in the series will be April 9 in Hemmle Recital Hall.

WHEN:                       8 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 25)

WHERE:                     St. Paul's on the Plains Episcopal Church, 1510 Ave. X

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CONTACT:  Kimberly Sparr, assistant professor of viola, School of Music, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2270 or k.sparr@ttu.edu.