Arianna String Quartet http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Arianna String Quartet Begins A New Season With ‘Out of Africa’ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arianna-string-quartet-begins-new-season-out-africa <p>The Arianna String Quartet (ASQ) recently returned from a month-long tour performing and teaching in South Africa. That experience is reflected in the opening concert of the quartet’s 2013-14 season on September 6. &nbsp;&nbsp;Titled “Out of Africa,” the concert is highlighted by <em>Five Elegies</em> by South African composer Arnold van Wyk.&nbsp; The program also includes Mendelssohn’s Quartet in F minor, Op. 80 and Schubert’s <em>Death and the Maiden.</em></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 23:22:31 +0000 Mary Edwards 29714 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arianna String Quartet Begins A New Season With ‘Out of Africa’ The Dickson String Quartet Is A Family Affair http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dickson-string-quartet-family-affair <p>When a family has 10 children who all study music, it’s natural that some of them might form an ensemble.&nbsp; In the case of the Dickson family, 4 of them not only formed a string quartet, but all entered college at the same time, halfway across the country. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:05:33 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 8501 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Dickson String Quartet Is A Family Affair