August 13, 2003
Director of Media Relations

AMHERST, Mass.Music at Amherst opens its 26th anniversary season of world-class chamber music at Amherst College with the Emerson String Quartet, performing works by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Beethoven, at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Building at Amherst College. Tickets to this concert are available only to series subscribers-subscriptions are on sale until Wednesday, Sept. 17-and to students. Five other programs are included in the series.

On Monday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m., pianist Lars Vogt will perform music of Brahms, Beethoven and Schubert.

On Saturday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m., the Peabody Trio will present music by Mozart, Schnittke and Schubert.

On Friday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m., baritone Nathan Gunn will perform lieder and American art songs.

On Saturday, March 27, at 8 p.m., the Brentano Quartet will present music by Beethoven, Chou Wen-chung and Mendelssohn.

On Friday, April 23, at 8 p.m., violinist Christian Tetzlaff, clarinetist Martin Frost and pianist Lars Vogt will present music by Bartok, Janacek and Kurtag.

This schedule is subject to change; latest information can be obtained from the Amherst College Concert Website at, or by calling the Concert Office at 413/542-2195. Season subscriptions are available until Wednesday, Sept. 17 for $95-$120 ($80-$105 for seniors, and $35-$55 for students). For more information and brochures call the Concert Office at 413/542-2195.