10:16 a.m., Feb. 2, 2011----Widely celebrated for the power of its performances and its passionate dedication to the genre, the Cypress String Quartet will perform at 8 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Gore Recital Hall of the Roselle Center for the Arts on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.
The Cypress String Quartet combines technical precision with imaginative programming to create unforgettable concert experiences.
On top of a busy schedule of over 90 concerts each year at venues across America and internationally, including the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Stanford Lively Arts, Krannert Center and Ravinia Festival, the Cypress String Quartet is a vibrant member of the San Francisco arts community.
The Cypress String Quartet represents the voice of the new generation of American culture and brings passion, inspiration and enjoyment to every audience.
The members of the Cypress Quartet -- Cecily Ward, violin; Tom Stone, violin; Ethan Filner, viola; and Jennifer Kloetzel, cello -- play on exceptional instruments, including violins by Antonio Stradivarius (1681) and Carlos Bergonzi (1733), a viola by Vittorio Bellarosa (1947) and a cello by Hieronymus Amati II (1701).
The Cypress Quartet takes its name from the set of 12 love songs for string quartet, The Cypresses, by Antonin Dvorak.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Music and partially funded by the Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events.
Tickets cost $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and $3 students. For ticket information, call the box office at 302-831-2204.