The Orion String Quartet,Quartet-in-Residence at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, will be inconcert on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 8 p.m. in Wellin Hall of the Schambach Centerfor Music and the Performing Arts at Hamilton College. Tickets for theperformance are $15 for the general public and $5 for students.

The Orion String Quartet features violinists Daniel Phillips and Todd Phillips(brothers), violist Steven Tenenbom and cellist Timothy Eddy. Each member ofthe quartet is a renowned artist who has received acclaim in his individualcareer. They bring to the quartet their experience of having worked with suchlegendary figures as Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin and members of the Budapest,Vegh and Guarneri quartets. Isaac Stern chose them to perform as a part of theCarnegie Hall Centennial celebration and to teach at the Isaac Stern ChamberMusic Workshop at Carnegie Hall.

The group has gained international recognition as one of the most eloquent anddynamic quartets performing today. In past seasons, they have performed at NewYork's 92nd Street "Y," the Kennedy Center, and other major venues includingPhiladelphia, Los Angeles, Boston, Toronto, London and Vienna. Their festivalcredits include Spoleto (USA and Italy), Finland's Turku Festival, Lockenhaus(Austria) and the La Jolla Summerfest.

The quartet's Saturday evening performance will feature Schubert'sQuartetsatz in C-Minor, Brahms' Quartet in B-Flat Major, Beethoven's Quartet inC-Sharp Minor and Trenody After Josquin's Mille Regretz (1987) by DavidDzubay.

The Orion String Quartet concert is the third performance of the 1996-1997Music at Hamilton Artist Series. Additional concerts in the series includepianist Mykola Suk, Friday, Nov. 22; and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra,Sunday, Feb. 9. Tickets for the series, including the Orion String Quartetperformance, are $40 for the general public and $10 for students.

For further information, or to order tickets, call the Schambach Center forMusic and the Performing Arts at 859-4331.

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