Sarasa Ensemble offers anniversary program at BMC

BRATTLEBORO — Sarasa Ensemble presents "Tendrils of the Soul," a special anniversary program that demonstrates the depth and power of the First Viennese School masters Friday, Nov. 17, at the Brattleboro Music Center.

The 7 p.m. concert will feature Beethoven's "Cavatina" from his String Quartet No. 13, Haydn's String Quartet in C major, Op. 54 No. 2, and Schubert's String Quintet in C major.

Performers are Zenas Hsu, Amy Galluzzo, violins; Marka Gustavsson, viola; and Timothy Merton and Jennifer Morsches, cellos.

The Sarasa Ensemble is a collective group of international instrumentalists and vocalists who perform classical music of outstanding quality, spanning the 17th to the 21st centuries, on both period and modern instruments, and bring this music to diverse communities. Through the ensemble's outreach program in adolescent detention facilities, it is dedicated to bridging cultural, aesthetic, and economic barriers and providing incarcerated teenagers with opportunities for growth, self-expression, and enrichment through music.

Tickets are $20 general admission or $25 at the door. For more info, contact 802-257-4523, [email protected], or visit

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