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ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23, 2019—The Harlem Quartet will perform string quartets on Sunday (Oct. 27) at 2 pm in the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Farrell Auditorium. The performance, titled “Almost My Last and Only,” will include will showcase the last or only string quartets by William Bolcom, Fanny Mendelssohn, Guido Lopez Gavilan and Johannes Brahms.

Tickets are $10, and free for children and students. Tickets are available in person at the museum or from MetroTix, which charges a service fee. Same day tickets, if available, can be obtained only at the museum.

The Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging young and new audiences with varied repertoires that include works by minority composers.

The New York-based quartet is currently serving a three-year residency at London’s Royal College of Music. Since its public debut at Carnegie Hall in 2006, the ensemble has thrilled audiences and students around the world.

The quartet’s mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Passion for this work has made the quartet a leading ensemble in both educational and community engagement activities. Harlem Quartet members are Ilmar Gavilán, violin; Melissa White, violin; Jaime Amador, viola; and Felix Umansky, cello.

CONTACT: Matthew Hathaway, 314.655.5493, matthew.hathaway@slam.org

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