Fri., Jul. 15, 2011, 8:00 pm
Tim Weed and the Modern Mandolin Quartet
Point Reyes Station, CA
Tim Weed and the Modern Mandolin Quartet join forces to present an evening of unforgettable Crossover Classical music at the Point Reyes Dance Palace. Recipients of multiple prestigious awards and grants, the Modern Mandolin Quartet appears on 20 albums including 15 major label releases. They have been featured at Carnegie Hall, Wolf Trap, and on many prestigious international stages. The've appeared on A Prairie Home Companion, Lonesome Pine Special, and onstage with Edgar Meyer, Ransom Wilson, and Sam Bush. The Quartet was formed in 1985 by Mike Marshall and Dana Rath following the American tradition of the mandolin orchestras and chamber groups from the early twentieth century. Using the instruments of the mandolin family which correspond to the conventional string quartet (two mandolins, mandola, and mandocello), the group performs a variety of music from the great classical composers as well as commissioned original pieces. This concert will present works by Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos, Dvorak, Copland, Gershwin, Phillip Glass, FaurÃ© and Bill Monroe, performed by Adam Roszkiewiscz on Mandocello, Paul Binkley on Mandola, and Dana Rath and Matt Flinner playing Mandolins.
Location: Point Reyes Dance Palace
Address: 503 B. St.
More info: www.modernmandolinquartet.com
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Cost: $22 Adv, $20 Seniors; $25/$23 Door