Amernet String Quartet, Silver to Collaborate at CCA
The Amernet String Quartet will unite with University of Maine pianist Philip Silver in a concert that features composers affected by the Holocaust at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Collins Center for the Arts.
Concert selections for Silver and the award-winning quartet — Misha Vitenson (violin), Marcia Littley (violin), Michael Klotz (viola) and Jason Calloway (cello) — will include: Viktor Ullmann’s Quartet No. 3, op. 46; Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s Quartet No. 5, op. 27; and Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Piano Quintet in E major, op. 15.
Before the concert, at 2 p.m. in Miller’s Cafe at the CCA, Silver will give a free historical lecture about the featured composers and the Holocaust. Silver has presented similar lectures in commercial recordings and at international recitals. The University of Maine Humanities Center is co-presenting the lecture. Coffee and tea will be served.
A reception for musicians and concert-goers will be held following the performance.
Concert tickets are $15 for students, $35 for others; group rates are available. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 581.1755, 800.622.TIXX (toll-free).