International musical stars Dior Quartet to play in Tahoe Vista
TAHOE VISTA, Calif. – The internationally-acclaimed Dior Quartet will play in North Tahoe on November 5.
The performers are the String-Quartet-in-Residence of the acclaimed Toronto Conservatory of Music. Each instrumentalist in the Dior Quartet is accomplished in their own performance; together, they are taking the world by storm. After visiting Tahoe, they will spend time in the Bay Area for a residency at Stanford University, also playing in San Francisco for the Noe Music Program.
The Dior String Quartet includes: Tobias Elser (Second Violin, United States; Noa Sarid (First Violin, Israel), Joanne Yesol Choi (cello, Korea-Canada), and Caleb Georges (viola, St. Lucia.) More on individual backgrounds at https://www.diorquartet.com/about.
The Quartet takes their name from the French word “D’or” which means gold. It’s a rare, elegant, and malleable element, precious to those who own it and often gifted to loved ones. Gold holds the memory of the earth and absorbs the stories of the people who give it shape and form.
Driven by their multicultural backgrounds and strong moral values, the Dior Quartet’s repertoire and projects often delve into the exploration of the immigrant experience through music. In their Tahoe program, for example, “Three Ancient Airs, “from the Coplas Sefardies by Alberto Hemsi, draw on beloved Sephardic folk melodies and portray love and yearning for homeland. The concert also will feature a composition by Hong Kong-born Kevin Lau – evocative of natural forces: Gliding and Winds of Change. The concert will open with Quartettsatz by Schubert and conclude with Ravel’s energetic String Quartet in F Major.
A memorable musical experience awaits. The Dior Quartet’s concert is hosted by Tahoe Music Alive. Seats are limited. Tickets are required: tahoemusicalive.org.
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