The Aviv String Quartet
The Aviv String Quartet will take center stage
at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, at UNC Asheville's Lipinsky
Auditorium. The performance by the award-winning group is part of
the University's year-long Cultural & Special Events Series.
Aviv String Quartet performs annually as the resident quartet at the
Upper Galilee Chamber Music Festival at Kfar Blum, as well as major
venues throughout Israel. These accomplished performers have made
their mark at the Wigmore Hall in London; the Auditorium du Louvre,
Theatre de Ville and Theatre du Chatelet in Paris; Carnegie Hall in
New York; and the Library of Congress and Kennedy Center in
Washington, D.C. Appearing at notable festivals worldwide, the Aviv
String Quartet participated in the Amadeus Quartet summer course at
the Royal Academy of Music in London and represented Israel at 1998
Encounters chamber music course in Jerusalem under the direction of
Isaac Stern and with members of the Emerson and Juilliard Quartets.
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of UNC Asheville's Center for
Jewish Studies, a patron's reception will precede the concert from
6-7:30 p.m. on campus. The reception's guest of honor will be
Ambassador Reda Mansour, Israeli Consul General to the Southeastern
United States. Patron tickets are $50 and include the reception and
reserved seating at the concert.
Co-sponsors for the performance include UNC Asheville's Center for
Jewish Studies and the Deutsch family, in memory of Alfred and
Bernice Deutsch. Concert proceeds will benefit UNC Asheville's
Center for Jewish Studies.
General admission concert tickets are $18 or $6 for all area
students. To reserve tickets by phone, call UNC Asheville's
Highsmith University Union Box Office at 828/232-5000. Tickets may
also be purchased online at
www.uncatickets.com. For information about purchasing group
tickets, call 828/251-6991.
For more information on this or other events in UNC Asheville's
Cultural & Special Events season, call 828/251-6991 or click on