The following is a press release from the City of Beverly Hills.
On Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m. Beverly Hills’ historic will host an intimate concert featuring two starlet string quartets: Aiana Quartet and Hausmann Quartet.
The Hausmann Quartet, described by Cleveland Plain Dealer as “packed with biting and lyrical substance,” was formed in the summer of 2004 and is currently the resident string quartet at San Diego State University. As winners of a Chamber Music America Residency Grant, they will be the Quartet-in-Residence at Stanford University’s Educational Program for gifted Youth Summer Initiative.
The Aiana String Quartet—a winner in the 2011 Coleman International Chamber Music Competition—is currently in residence at the University of Texas. Praised by the Durango Herald as “spirited, precise and full of energy,” Aiana has performed in the U.S. and abroad, and is consistently lauded by audiences for its highly emotional interpretations.
The City of Beverly Hills prides itself in bringing its residents, visitors and patrons of the arts the finest in solo and chamber music performances. Since 1994, under Artistic Director Laura Schmieder, Music in the Mansion has presented concerts featuring selected prize-winning international and local artists.
From January through June, monthly Sunday concerts are followed by meet-the-artists receptions and a tour of the first floor of the Greystone Mansion.
The remainder of the exceptional 2012 season includes: May 13, Cellist Francisco Vila/Ecuador; June 17, Trombonist Ohtae Kwon/Korea & Flutist Jenni Olson/LA. Performances are held at 2 p.m. on Sundays. The season will conclude with iPalpiti international orchestra at the inner court of the mansion on Wednesday, July 25, 7 p.m.
Tickets for each concert are $20, with the exception of the July 25 concert which is $30 per ticket. Seating is limited and advanced tickets are required. To purchase tickets, please call 310-285-6850 Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets, if available, may be purchased at the door. For more information on the program, please call 310-285-6830 or visit www.beverlyhills.org.
Greystone Mansion is located at 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills.