The Minerva Arts Center heartily welcomes the Boston String Quartet on Wednesday, December 14th at 7:00 PM for their Celtic Christmas Extravaganza. This Christmas season, the Boston String Quartet and a renowned Celtic Guest Vocalist will present “Celtic Christmas Extravaganza”, at churches and theaters throughout New England. Be prepared for a thrilling concert of soaring Irish melodies, thumping rhythmic patterns, and Celtic flavor.
Tickets are available online and at the door. Seating is limited!
$25 general admission / $18 for students (18 and under) and seniors (65+).
Since its formation 2004, the Boston String Quartet has been a creative leader in contemporary classical music in New England. Having made their professional debut at Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, the quartet performs their own arrangements of rock, jazz, world music and more, and is continually “exploring different ways of sparking musical interest” [Boston Globe].This journey has allowed for collaboration with John Mayer, Turtle Island String Quartet, the Boston Ballet, Fionnuala Gill, Giorgia Fumanti, Jennifer Holliday, Lisa Fisher, Tim Janis, Dave Fiucznyski, as well as opportunity to perform sold out performances at such venues as Symphony Hall, the Los Angeles Music Awards, PBS, Yankee Homecoming Festival, and for former president George H.W. Bush. Committed to music education nationwide, the members of the Boston String Quartet work annually with dozens of secondary schools and colleges throughout the country in educational residencies, and are currently Ensemble-in-Residence at contemporary music school, School of Groove. To date, the Boston String Quartet has released four albums, including “Xibus” [an album brimming with mature depth and musical prowess – Tower Records], a new release from Navona Recordings. The Boston String Quartet can be heard over the radio or may be found performing on local television stations, as well as nationally on PBS. Recordings may be purchased world-wide from Naxos.