The Sphinx Virtuosi, led by the Catalyst Quartet, is one of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras. Made up of 18 of the nation’s top black and Latino classical soloists, these alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition come together each fall as cultural ambassadors to reach new audiences.
The four principals of the Sphinx Virtuosi are members of the Catalyst Quartet, which has independently garnered acclaim in performances around the world. (Karla Donehew Perez and Jessie Montgomery, violin; Paul Laraia, viola; and Karlos Rodriguez, cello.)
The evening’s program will include Piazzolla’s Libertango; Williams’ Premera Suite Argentina; Alvarez’s Metro Chabacano; Espejo’s Prelude Iberique; Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5, Aria; Piazzolla’s La muerte del Angel; Golijov’s Last Round; and Ginastera’s Concerto per corde, Op. 33.
BEFORE THE SHOW: Join the Modlin Center for the Arts at 6:30 PM for a free preshow Artistic Viewpoint Discussion with members of the Catalyst Quartet led by University of Richmond’s President Ronald A. Crutcher. The talk will take place inside Cousins Studio Theatre in the Modlin Center. Seating is limited and available on a first-arrival basis. (campus map)
CONCESSION SALES: Concessions will be sold in the Booth Lobby from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.
|Modlin Center Subscriber (4+ Performances):||$30|
|Senior (62+):||$34||UR Employee:||$32|
|Child (0-12):||$19||Group (20+):||$34|