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Del Sol String Quartet

Or at least it sure seems that way, when you’re dealing with the Del Sol String Quartet. San Francisco’s longtime champions of new music have a drool-worthy concert on tap for this Friday, May 8th, entitled Mestizaje. Of the four contemporary quartets scheduled for the evening, three are new pieces written for Del Sol, and two are world premieres.  Drool away:

  • Tania León (b. 1943, Cuba): [String Quartet No. 1] (2009, world premiere)
  • Paul Yeon Lee (b. 1970, Korea): “Ari, Ari… ari” (2009, world premiere)
  • Philip Glass (b. 1937): String Quartet No. 5 (1991)
  • Linda Catlin Smith (b. 1957, USA): “Gondola” (String Quartet No. 4) (2007)

Composers Tania León and Paul Yeon Lee will be there in person to answer questions at the post-concert reception. You can also meet the Del Sol members – violinists Kate Stenberg and Rick Shinozaki, cellist Hannah D’Addario-Berry, and violist Charlton Lee (who’s known as “hunky Charlton” behind his back, and no, I won’t reveal my sources).

The concert begins at 8 p. m. in the Presidio of San Francisco’s Main Post Chapel, located on Fisher Loop near the Golden Gate Club. There’s free parking, and if you would rather not drive, you can take the Muni 29 Sunset bus. Tickets are $25.00 for adults, $20.00 for seniors, and $12.00 for students and kids, all sold at the door.

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Comment from Charles Amirkhanian
Time: May 7, 2009, 6:43 pm

Finally, a writer who knows how to give a group a quote it can use: “drool-worthy.”