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Boston-based Balourdet Quartet brings Classical to the Morris Museum's Back Deck
August 13, 8:00 PM
Boston-based Balourdet Quartet makes its Lot of Strings debut
with a brilliant classical performance! The concert will pair Hugo
Wolf’s Italian Serenade (1887) with Bela Bartok String Quartet No. 4
in C major, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 14 in
to an impressive degree, the group has accumulated several awards
since its formation. The Balourdet Quartet is currently in residence
at the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet
Program. They received the Gold Medal in the 2020 Fischoff National
Chamber Music Competition and the Second Prize in the 2019 Carl
Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition. Most recently, they
took home the top prize at the Borciani Competition in Italy.
block is $50.00 and includes two patrons. Bring your own chairs and
refreshments and enjoy live entertainment atop the Morris Museum’s
elevated parking deck. Stunning sunsets, social distance, and
glorious live music combine for a series of unforgettable evenings.
In the event
of inclement weather, concerts will be held inside the Bickford
Theatre. All patrons will have to wear face masks while inside the
Theatre and an indoor picnic area will be provided if the concert is
Alea is a
progressive and pioneering artist delivering messages of love,
connection and Latinx empowerment. Her original compositions summon
lush, vibrant landscapes from La Guajira, Colombia to Bronx, NY.
Buttery vocals, holistic guitar conversations and riveting sax solos
evoke a “tropical wave” according to Cultura Colectiva.
credits: Artists performing on The Back Deck by Jack Grassa. Danny
Jonokuchi photo courtesy of Marques Walls. Balourdet Quartet photo
courtesy of Kevin W. Condon
Museum thanks Will and Mary Leland for their leadership gift for the
2022 Lot of Strings season, and founding Lot of Strings donor,
F. Gary Knapp, for his continued generosity.
Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the