SOUTHPORT, Conn. – Whether or not you love classical piano, string quartets or guitar music, Pequot Library has what music lovers are looking for in April.
On Saturday from 2-3 p.m., Music for Youth and Pequot Library will present a free Young Persons’ Concert featuring the Borromeo String Quartet.
Winners of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Chamber Music America's Cleveland Quartet Award, the Borromeo String Quartet is celebrating its 25th anniversary and have performed worldwide. They have been the faculty ensemble-in-residence at the New England Conservatory of Music for 22 years. The Quartet has been the trailblazers in the use of laptop computers for reading music, allowing them to perform entirely from four-part scores and composer's manuscripts. They teach this experience to students around the world and will be displaying projections of manuscripts at this free concert.
On Sunday, April 17, at 3 p.m., Music at Pequot Library presents pianist Nicole Wang. Wang was heralded as "a prodigy at the piano with brilliant facility, compelling musicality, and a depth of emotion far beyond her years" by the Sichuan News when she was a small child. Individual tickets are $25 in advance online here or $30 at the door.
Rudy Pensa on guitar rounds up the month on Sunday, April 24, at 4 p.m. Pensa, guitar player, maker, collector, shop owner and author will come to the Pequot Library to talk about his extensive collection, his craft and to play. This program is free and open to the public.
Come to one or all of these diverse musical performances held in Pequot Library’s acoustically renowned Concert Hall.
Click here or call 203-259-0346, ext. 15 for more information.
The Pequot Library is at 720 Pequot Ave., Southport.
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