Argus Quartet to perform this Saturday only – Los Angeles classical concert report

ARGUS QUARTET Jason Issokson and Clara Kim violins Diana Wade viola, Joann Whang cello. Photo credit unknown.
Jason Issokson and Clara Kim violins
Diana Wade viola, Joann Whang cello. Photo credit unknown.

Fresh from their tour of the Netherlands, the newly formed Argus Quartet has been winning accolades in the classical world. The Los Angeles-based, Beverly Hills Auditions-winning ensemble is dedicated to challenging the musical status quo through innovative concert presentations and adventurous repertoire.

Top prize winners on international competitions, its members are in current studies graduate or have recently completed them at the USC Thornton School (Jason, Clara, and Diana) and the Cloburn Conservatory (Joann). And, they have earned degrees at other leading music schools around the world including the Manhattan School of Music (Jason), New England Conservatory (Clara), the Royal Conservatory of the Hague (Clara and Joann), Temple University and the Cleveland Institute of Music (Diana), and the Yale School of Music (Joann).

Classical Crossroads’ The Interludes Concert Series and First Lutheran Church & School, Torrance present the Argus Quartet —Jason Issokson and Clara Kim violins, Diana Wade viola, Joann Whang cello.

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 3:30 p.m.

First Lutheran Church & School

2900 W. Carson Street,

Torrance, CA 90503

(on the south side Carson Street just east of Maple)

Admission is FREE, donations appreciated.

The Program:

Joseph Haydn
 – String Quartet in C Major, Op.74 No.1

Eric Guinivan
String Quartet No.1 (2014) 
U.S. Premiere

This commission has been made possible by the 
Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program 
with generous funding provided by
 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
 and the 
Chamber Music America Endowment Fund

Felix Mendelssohn
String Quartet in F Minor, Op.80


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Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek is a Los Angeles-based arts enthusiast with twenty-five years' experience covering International Film Festivals and reviewing new Theatre, Film and Restaurants.


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