Hamilton Performing Arts Presents Hugo Wolf Quartet
Hamilton College Performing Arts continues the fall series with the Hugo Wolf Quartet and mezzo-soprano Olivia Vote on Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center.
Named for named for the Austrian composer, the Hugo Wolf Quartet has been a fixture of the international chamber music scene for over 20 years. With an emphasis on the classical/romantic and contemporary literature, the Hugo Wolf Quartet selected composer Hugo Wolf as its namesake because the composer was on the cusp between romanticism and modernism, with an inquisitive artistic mindset that remained open to the past and future alike.
In this program, mezzo-soprano Olivia Vote joins the quartet to perform for Respighi's “Il Tramonto” for and selections from Wolf’s Italian Songbook. The quartet also performs Schumann's Quartet Op. 41, no. 3, and Wolf’s Intermezzo and Italian Serenade.
Olivia Vote studied at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, received her bachelor of arts degree from North Carolina School of the Arts, and her master of music degree from Yale University. She continued her studies at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia. She was regional finalist at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and earned the Phyllis Curtin Career Award at Yale University School of Music.
Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens and $5 for students. All seating is general admission. For more information, call the box office at (315) 859-4331 or visit www.hamiltonpa.org.