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Euclid Quartet and Toradze pianist join forces for night of music

euclid quartetTreat yourself (and a friend or two) to a night of vibrant local music, performed by the talented Euclid Quartet and world-renowned pianist Ketevan Badridze.

The concert features String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, Op. 29 by Franz Schubert, “Italian Serenade” by Hugo Wolf, and Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81 by Antonín Dvořák.

The musicians will perform at 7:30 pm Saturday, March 8, in the Northside Hall Campus Auditorium.

For Dvořák’s piece, the quartet will be joined by Ketevan Badridze, senior lecturer in music. Badridze is a prizewinner of international piano competitions and holds degrees from the Georgian Special Music School, Tbilisi State Conservatory, and IU South Bend.

Badridze joined the Toradze Piano Studio in 2000 and became a faculty member and assistant to Martin Endowed Professor in Piano Alexander Toradze in spring 2005.

The Euclid Quartet is a dynamic ensemble known for performances filled with personality and vibrant color. With members originally from the United States, Great Britain, Venezuela, and China, they have won many prizes at major competitions around the world.

Ara Guzelimian, artistic advisor of Carnegie Hall, praised their “wonderful intensity, insight, and communicative strength.”

Tickets for the Euclid Quartet are available in advance to adults for $10 and to senior citizens for $7. Tickets are $2 more at the door and are free to students and children. For tickets and more information visit arts.iusb.edu or call the box office at 574.520.4203.

Euclid Quartet and Toradze pianist
7:30 pm Saturday, March 8
Campus Auditorium Northside Hall
1825 Northside Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46615
Tickets $7-$12 // Free to students/children
574.520.4203 // arts.iusb.edu