November 2, 2005
Director of Media Relations
AMHERST, Mass.—In the third installment of the 2005-06 Music at Amherst Series, the Jupiter Quartet will perform a program of works by Haydn, Beethoven and Dutilleux at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.
Lauded by the New York Sun as “one of the strongest young string quartets in the country,” the Jupiter String Quartet—Nelson Lee, violin; Megan Freivogel, violin; Elizabeth Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello—has been enthusiastically received at venues throughout the world, including the Aspen Music Festival, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and the Caramoor International Music Festival. According to the Boston Globe, “their tone quality is pleasing, their style polished, their equilibrium secure, and their intonation superb.” The Jupiter String Quartet has won both the 2004 Banff International String Quartet Competition and the Szekely Prize for best performance of a Beethoven quartet. The quartet also holds the position of Graduate String Quartet in Residence at the New England Conservatory in Boston.
The latest information can be obtained from the Amherst College Concert Website at www.amherst.edu/~concerts. Admission to the concert is $22; senior citizens and Amherst College employees $19; and students $5. For more information and brochures call the Concert Office at 413/542-2195, or e-mail concert manager Kevin Daly at firstname.lastname@example.org.