ProMusica Joplin hosts Grammy award-winning string quartet at Cornell Complex next week
The Ying Quartet was first nominated for a Grammy Award in 2003 for their recording works by Osvaldo Golijov recording with the St. Lawerence Quartet. The Quartet was again nominated for a Grammy in 2007 in the "Best Chamber Music Performance" category for recording the three Tchaikovsky Quartets and the Sextet on Telarc. The Quartet won a 2005 Grammy for its collaborative recording with the Turtle Island String Quartet, entitled 4+Four, and has recorded for the Telarc, Quartz, Elektra, and Albany record labels.
Next week, ProMusica Joplin will host its 6th performance of the 2022-2023 season. KRPS's Fred Fletcher-Fierro has more.
The chamber music-focused and Joplin-based non-profit, ProMusica, welcomes the Ying Quartet back to southwest Missouri. The Quartet first came to professional prominence in the early 1990s during their years as residents of Jesup, Iowa, a farm town of 2000 people.
Playing before audiences of six to six hundred in homes, schools, churches, and banks. He's a cut of the Ying Quartet in 2014 playing String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 41 No. 1
Currently, the Quartet is in-residence at the prestigious Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY, where they teach in the string department and leads a rigorous chamber music program.
The Cornell Complex in Joplin will host the performance next Thursday, March 30. A pre-concert talk with the Quartet is scheduled from 6:10 - 6:30 pm; the concert starts at 7. The event is open to the public. More information at ProMusicaJoplin.com. For 89 9 KRPS News, I'm Fred Fletcher-Fierro