BrentanoStrings
Posted by Philip Poole on 2015-03-17

Samford University’s final Davis Architects Guest Artist Series performance of the season will feature the Brentano String Quartet March 24.

The 7:30 p.m. performance will be in Samford’s Brock Recital Hall. The performance is cosponsored by Samford’s School of the Arts and the Birmingham Chamber Music Society.

Tickets range from $10-$25 and are available online or by calling the Samford box office at 205-726-2853. Box office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. Described as "passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding," the quartet has garnered many awards and has been invited to be inaugural members of Chamber Music Society Two. The Brentano Quartet has a strong interest in both very old and very new music. Widely traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan and Australia, they've performed in some of the world's most prestigious venues and are now Resident String Quartet at Yale School of Music.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.