2012-2013 Bramblett Memorial Chamber Series
The Bramblett Memorial Chamber Series was created to bring exceptional professional chamber music to the campus for the enrichment of the cultural environment of the University and the community.
Bramblett Chamber Series & Cultural Affairs Presents
Turtle Island Quartet - Have You Ever Been?
Monday, October 15, 2012 • 7:30 pm
General Public - $24
Turtle Island Quartet will be performing the innovative program Have You Ever Been? - The music of Jimi Hendrix and David Balakrishnan. Through their exploration of jazz, classical, American vernacular and world music styles, the Turtle Island Quartet (TIQ) has taken its audiences on a journey through many musical genres, eras, and places. Now the two time GRAMMY®-winning quartet ventures to Electric Ladyland, tackling works by legendary guitarist, songwriter and performer Jimi Hendrix, inspired by Hendrix's music and TIQ founder David Balakrishnan's new composition Tree of Life. This is not your Papa's starched string quartet program; TIQ has a definite wow factor!
The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 • 7:30 pm
General Public - $22
Classical guitar music is profoundly soothing and when masters like The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet perform, it is like a balm for the soul. Their program includes pieces by Astor Piazzolla, Claude Debussy, David Crittenden, Peter Maxwell Davies, Stephen Funk Pearson, Jeff Lambert, Henry Purcell, Joaquin Rodrigo and Alberto Ginastera, an incredible mix of classical, contemporary, and Latin music. A veritable feast for the senses! "Technically perfect, they were also caught up in the spirit of each piece" - St. Louis Post Dispatch