Virtuoso Violinist Christian Tetzlaff Teams Up with Sister and Cellist Tanja, Pianist Alexander Lonquich and Clarinetest Jörg Widmann to Close Music at Amherst Season April 19

April 2, 2013

Contact: Sara R. Leonard

Manager of Concert Programming, Production and Publicity


AMHERST, Mass. – The 2012-2013 Music at Amherst Chamber Series concludes with The Tetzlaff Ensemble’s performance of works by Widmann, Mozart and Messiaen on Friday, April 19 at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College. The performance requires tickets and seating is assigned. Tickets may be reserved beginning April 8 by visiting or calling 413/542-2195.

Virtuosic German violinist Christian Tetzlaff joins forces with cellist Tanja Tetzlaff, pianist Alexander Lonquich and clarinetist andcomposer Jörg Widmann to close the Music at Amherst Chamber Series’ season. Tetzlaff is known for his musical integrity, technical assurance and intelligent, compelling interpretations. He is internationally recognized as one of the most important violinists of his generation. The ensemble will take on many forms at Amherst to perform works by Widmann, Mozart and Messiaen.

The box office for this performance opens on April 8. Ticket prices are $28 for the general public, $22 for senior citizens and $12 for students. Amherst College students are free. For a complete listing of upcoming Amherst College Department of Music events, visit us on the web: