The Minguet String Quartet and pianist Andreas Klein perform on Friday, April 4

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The Minguet String Quartet and pianist Andreas Klein perform on Friday, April 4

The Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) will present The Minguet String Quartet and pianist, Andreas Klein in concert, Friday April 4 at 8:00 PM at the Biltmore United Methodist Church. The church is located at the corner of Hendersonville Road and Yorkshire Street in Asheville.

According to ACMS Board President, Polly Feitzinger, the Biltmore United Methodist Church is one of Asheville’s most beautiful venues for chamber music and is known for its superior acoustics. “For more than 60 years, the Asheville Chamber Music Series, as one of the nation’s oldest continuous performing arts organizations, has become one of Asheville’s most-valued cultural resources. It has received national recognition for its outstanding programs. In addition to bringing world-renowned musicians to Asheville, ACMS has provided assistance to the public schools strings programs and collaborated with other cultural partners in the community in their educational outreach,” she added.

The Minguet Quartet has performed in Europe’s most prestigious concert halls, as well as participating in the Salzburg Festival and Bonn’s Beethoven Festival. Pianist Andreas Klein joins the German quartet on their American tour and has been hailed as “A fascinating artist with all the indispensable qualities: touch, tone, temperament, taste-the four T’s of pianism.” (The New York Times)

The program will include works by:
J.S. Bach: The Art of the Fugue: Contrapuncti 1, 3, 4 and 9
Glenn Gould: String Quartet Op. 1
Mendelssohn: Capriccio from Four Pieces for String Quartet op. 81
J.S. Bach: Piano Concerto BWV 1052

Individual tickets are $35, youth tickets for those under 25 are free with student ID. Tickets available through the ACMS website: or call Nathan Shirley at (828) 575-7427 or

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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