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[Event] Cuarteto Latinoamericano with JIJI

Chamber Concert ' Cuarteto Latinoamericano with JIJI'

Oak Ridge Civic music association chamber music series

Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 3:00 PM (2:30 Pre-concert talk)

Pollard Auditorium (210 Badger Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 )

Tickets: $25 adults on

The famed Cuarteto Latinoamericano joins with the passionate, impeccable, and new music advocate JIJI (Jiyeon Kim) in this adventurous performance featuring string quartet and guitar.

Korean guitarist JIJI (Jiyeon Kim) began playing classical guitar at the age of nine, and was accepted to the Korea National University of Arts at age fourteen. She attended the Cleveland Institute of Music for two years, studying with Jason Vieaubx, and was accepted at the Curtis Institute of Music in 2011 as one of the first two guitarists in Curtis’ distinguished history. She graduated Curtis in 2015, as a student of Mr. Vieaux and David Starobin, and she recently earned her Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music, studying with Benjamin Verdery. She is excited about her upcoming adventures as a new resident of Arizona, and in her spare time, she enjoys cooking and creating weird sounds on Ableton.

Cuarteto Latinoamericano is one of the world's most renowned string quartets and, for over thirty-five years, the leading proponent of Latin American music for the genre. Founded in Mexico in 1982, the Cuarteto has toured extensively throughout Europe, North and South America, Israel, China, Japan and New Zealand. They have premiered over a hundred works written for them, and they continue to introduce new and neglected composers to the genre. Winners of two Latin Grammys for Best Classical Recordings, they have also been awarded with the prestigious Diapason D'Or, have been recognized with the Mexican Music Critics Association Award, and have received three "Most Adventurous Programming" Awards from Chamber Music America/ASCAP.


Antonio Vivaldi                        Concerto in D Major RV 93  

Héitor Villa-Lobos                     String Quartet No. 5   (1931) (1887-1959)

Astor Piazzolla                           Four for tango    (1987)     (1921-1992)


Niccoló Paganini (arr. Jiji)          Caprice no.24

Luigi Boccherini                          Quintet in D Major G 448 


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