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Orpheus Quartet at the Olimpo

Wed., September 5, 2018 @ 9:00 pm


The Orpheus Quartet will perform at the Olimpo Cultural Center with “The Universe of Classical Music.”

The concerto is the fifth in a a series of six presentations by the Municipal Fund for Performing Arts and Music.

The program includes two works by the French composer, Albert Roussel, who together with Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel was one of the most important composers of the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th.

The composer will play a trio of strings for violin, viola and cello, and a trio of piano, viola and cello.

The concert will be at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5. Admission 50 pesos, or 25 for students and Inapam card holders.

About the Orpheus

The Orpheus Quartet was founded in June 2002. This chamber music group consists of the four Bulgarians: Irina Decheva, piano; Iliana Stefanova, violin; Nikolay Dimitrov, viola and Veselin Dechev, violoncello. The musicians obtained their professional education from the P. Vladiguerov National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The quartet was created in connection with the project of the Institute of Culture of Yucatán (now the Ministry of Culture and Arts of Yucatán), whose purpose is to introduce European methods of music education, European experience in orchestral performance and chamber music. The overall goal is to present to the Mexican public examples of works of chamber music, including different musical styles from Baroque to contemporary music,


Wed., September 5, 2018
9:00 pm
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Olimpo Cultural Center
Plaza Grande, Centro
Merida, Yucatan 97000 Mexico
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