Smart bets: Ariel String Quartet

“We are looking forward to our 63rd season this year with another incredible roster of outstanding musicians and the opportunity to present our series in the newly expanded setting of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, our concert home,” says Asheville Chamber Music Series President Polly Feitzinger. First up for the 2015-16 season is the Ariel String Quartet, which formed in Israel in 1998, when its members were bright-eyed understudies. The ambitious four, who recently won the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, travel to Asheville to play Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet in B flat, Opus 76, No. 4; Béla Bartók’s String Quartet, Opus 7, No. 1; and Johannes Brahms’ String Quartet in A minor, Opus 51, No. 2. The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville hosts the performance Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. $38. ashevillechambermusic.org. Photo courtesy of the artists

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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