Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth presents The Lighter Bank of the River Rhein

Nov. 12 2 pm

The Arianna Quartet has been in-residence at the University of Missouri-St. Louis since 2000. They are also Ensemble-in-Residence at the Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis where they present their own concert series. Hailed for their outstanding musicianship, the Arianna String Quartet has firmly established itself as one of America’s finest chamber ensembles. Their performances have been praised for “tonal warmth, fastidious balance…expressive vitality” Chicago Tribune and “emotional commitment and fluent virtuosity,” Pretoria News, South Africa. They have appeared throught North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and have collaborated with many of the world’s finest musicians including members of the Vermeer, Tokyo, Cleveland and Juilliard Quartets. As recording artists they received critcal acclaim for the recent release of two string quartets of Janácek. “These performances of the Arianna String Quartet demonstrate how technial excellence in alliance with imagination and the human heart, can come to create something truly transcendent.” Fanfare Magazine
Quartet Members

John McGrosso, Violin
Julia Sakharova, Violin
Joanna Mendoza, Viola
Kurt Baldwin, Cello

Violist Richard Young returns after a highly praised performance on the September 17, 2016 concert by CMSFW.


Beethoven String Quintet in C minor, Op. 104

Webern Langsamersatz for String Quartet

Mendelssohn String Quintet No. 2 in B flat Major, Op. 87

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth

Ticket price: $7-$35