Cavani Quartet: “Collage: Music and Poetry”

Cavani Quartet: “Collage: Music and Poetry”

Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

$25.00 per ticket

Overview

The Quartet-in-Residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music, the Cavani Quartet (Annie Fullard, Mari Sato, Eric Wong, Si-Yan Li) has been described by the Washington Post as “completely engrossing, powerful and elegant.” Their impressive 30-year career has garnered many significant awards and honors and they have commissioned, premiered and performed the music of more than 30 living composers. With poet Mwatabu Okantah, they’ll present a program of spoken poetry woven in and around music, a variation on their “Collage: Music and Poetry” project. Children 18 years and younger are welcome to attend the concert for free.

 

Schedule

Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

About the Artists

Cavani String Quartet

Hailed as passionate and inspiring performers, as well as ambassadors for chamber music, the Cavani String Quartet succeeds like few others in communicating the sheer joy of music making. The quartet has the honor of being a winner of the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, the prestigious Fischoff, Banff, and Coleman competitions as well as being chosen for The Cleveland Quartet Award at The Eastman School. Described by the Washington Post as “completely engrossing, powerful and elegant” the quartet’s impressive… Read more

Eric Wong

Celebrated for a “tone like toasted caramel. Amazing.” (Musical Toronto), Eric Wong is the violist of the Cavani Quartet, ensemble-in-residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). He was also a member of the JUNO-nominated Afiara Quartet and the Linden String Quartet, first prize winners of the Fischoff, Coleman, and Concert Artist Guild competitions. Mr. Wong is a frequent guest educator and has given masterclasses and lectures in many institutions of higher learning in North… Read more