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Cavani String Quartet to visit BYU March 30

The Brigham Young University Performing Arts Series presents special guest artists the Cavani String Quartet on Tuesday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Tickets at $9 and $3 off with a BYU or student ID are available through the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 378-4322 or at

The Cavani String Quartet features Annie Fullard on violin, Mari Sato on violin, Kirsten Docter on viola and Merry Peckham on cello.

The concert is dedicated to the memory of William Primrose (1904-1982), the Scottish virtuoso who helped establish the viola as a concert instrument.

The concert is sponsored in part by the Utah Arts Council Utah Performing Arts Tour.

The performance will feature music by Franz Joseph Haydn, Bela Bartók and Antonin Dvorák.

The Cavani String Quartet is the winner of the prestigious Naumburg Chamber Music Award. It is the quartet-in-residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Formed in 1984, the Cavani Quartet is named after the 19th century violin makers Giovanni and Vincenzo Cavani.

To learn more about the Cavani String Quartet visit To learn more about William Primrose visit

Writer: Rachel M. Sego


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