The Lipscomb University Artist Series presents the Alexander
String Quartet on Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. in Shamblin Theatre, located in the
Student Center, 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville.
Since 1981, the Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music
capitals of four continents, securing its standing among the premier
ensembles of its kind. Widely admired for its interpretations of Beethoven
and Bartók, the Quartet has also established itself as an important advocate
of new music through more than 25 commissions and numerous premiere
In 1999, BMG Classics released the Quartet’s nine-CD set of the Beethoven
cycle on its Arte Nova label to tremendous critical acclaim. The Quartet has
also recorded works of Mozart, Brahms, Dvorák, and others on the Foghorn
label. The Alexander String Quartet’s international career was assured in
1985 when it won both first prize and audience prize at the London
Admission for the Lipscomb University Artist Series is $7 or free for anyone
with a Lipscomb I.D. card. The events are open to the public and everyone is
invited to attend.
For more information, contact Jerome Reed at (615) 279-5929 or
1-800-333-4358 ext. 5929 or email Jerry.Reed@lipscomb.edu.