OKM Music Festival’s Miró Quartet Performs in Tulsa June 14 & 15

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BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (May 11, 2018) — Bartlesville’s long-running music festival is 34-years-old, and organizers have prepared a special celebration from June 9-15. Classical music has been the focus of the Festival from its inception, so lovers of that genre will delight in the performances of the highly regarded Miró Quartet.

As a special treat to the Festival’s Tulsa patrons, the Quartet performs on June 14 and 15 in Tulsa. On Thursday, June 14, the Quartet performs at 7 p.m. at the Tulsa Air and Space Museum Planetarium. Come early at 6 p.m. for a champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception. On Friday, June 15, the Quartet performs at 12:10 p.m. at the Kathleen P. Westby Pavilion at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Attendees are invited to bring a brown bag lunch to this midday concert.

Throughout the week, from Monday, June 11, through Wednesday, June 13, the Quartet performs afternoon and evening concerts at Bartlesville’s Ambler Hall.

The Miró Quartet, one of America’s highest profile chamber groups enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene, garnering praise from audiences and reviewers alike. The group is a favorite of summer music festivals and has performed at many including the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and Chamber Music Northwest. Formed in 1995, the Quartet has won first-place prizes at several national and international competitions.

Miró Quartet members are Daniel Ching, violin; William Fedkenheuer, violin; John Largess, viola and Joshua Gindele, cello. All of the members have won numerous awards and accolades during their musical careers. The Quartet has served as the quartet-in-residence at the University of Texas at Austin, Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music since 2003.

The selections for Thursday’s concert include works by Schumann and Janacek. Friday’s concert features works by Schubert, Dvorak and Puccini.

OKM Music strives to enrich the community with life-enhancing musical experiences and inspire youth who may then go on to pursue careers in music. With help from its patrons, local businesses and the Oklahoma Arts Council, OKM brings year-round music and youth outreach to Bartlesville.

For a complete list of events, times and locations, visit www.okmmusic.org. Festival concert prices range from $10 to $35 for general-admission tickets and $50 to $75 for VIP tickets. Tickets are available at www.okmmusic.org/festival.

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