The Italian Saxophone Quartet will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the North Dakota Museum of Art.
Tickets for the performance, which is part of the museum’s Concerts in the Galleries series, are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and $15 for students and military. Children ages 12 and younger are admitted free.
The quartet was founded in 1983 by four saxophone soloists, close friends determined to join together to perform chamber music for saxophone at the very highest artistic level.
Since then, they have played to wide acclaim in more than 500 concerts in Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Greece, Japan, the United States, Sweden, Lebanon, Bermuda and Russia.
The quartet has won a number of important chamber music competitions, including the unanimous first prize, plus a special prize, at the prestigious “Premio Ancona” in Italy.
The quartet’s concerts have been recorded and broadcast by the Italian RAI-Radio 1 and RAI-Radio 3 as well as by Swedish, German, Japanese and American national radio companies.
Members are Pasquale Casare, tenor saxophone, Michele Paolino, baritone saxophone, David Bartelucci, alto saxophone, and Frederico Mondelci, soprano saxophone.
The ensemble has been lauded for “delightful concerts” and “flawless performances” that feature classical, blues and contemporary music which appeals to hardcore classic music fans but also reaches the more novice concertgoer, according to the museum’s website.
The museum is located at 261 Centennial Drive on the UND campus.
The concert will be repeated at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at Mayville State University.
For more information, call the museum at (701) 777-4195.