WMU faculty to perform with Kontras Quartet

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Photo of the Kontras Quartet.

Kontras Quartet

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University faculty members Bradley Wong on clarinet and Silvia Roederer on piano will join Kontras Quartet to present "Quintet Masterpieces" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall.

The performance will be preceded by a 7 p.m. discussion hosted by Dr. Robert White. Tickets are $12 general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students, and are available from Miller Auditorium online or by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 228-9858.

The Kontras Quartet returns to WMU to perform two of the most celebrated and loved quintets in the chamber music repertoire. They will team up first with Wong, performing W.A. Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581. Roederer and Kontras will then conclude the evening with A. Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81. The group has established an international following for its vibrant and nuanced performances.

Bullock Music Performance Institute

Established in the fall of 1985 and renamed in 1988 in honor of its founder, the institute's mission is to add to the already rich cultural life of Kalamazoo by creating opportunities to develop closer personal and artistic ties between audience and performer. The institute has presented events ranging from formal evening concerts to daytime educational outreach events for students and local audiences of all ages.

For more information about the Wednesday evening concert series, call (269) 387-4704 or (269) 387-4678, or visit wmich.edu/music.

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