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Ancora String Quartet
Back by popular demand, the classical music talents of ASQ will grace the acoustically perfect Opera House stage. "Tight focus meets passionate lushness...refined skill, disciplined ensemble playing and joyous conviction. Madison should be proud to have such a string quartet." - John Barker, Isthmus. The Ancora String Quartet is a critically-acclaimed string quartet based in Madison, Wisconsin. The quartet was founded in Madison in 2000. Its musicians studied at some of the leading music schools in the United States, including the New England Conservatory of Music, the Eastman School of Music, the Indiana University School of Music, and the University of Texas-Austin; they also serve as members of the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Madison Bach Musicians, and other groups. The current members of the Ancora String Quartet are: Leanne Kelso League, first violin, Robin Ryan, second violin, Marika Fischer Hoyt, viola, Dr. Benjamin Whitcomb, cello. Their musical selections range in style from baroque composers such as Bach and Handel, to classical composers such as Mozart and Haydn, to romantic composers such as Beethoven and Brahms. Ticket Cost: $20.
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Dining: Near Ancora String Quartet