Good music at UCLA

February 13, 2009

Two nights ago, I had the privilege of hearing the “We’re not the UCLA Faculty String Quartet, String Quartet” perform with selected students at a private fundraiser for the new FRIENDS OF STRINGS at UCLA. Oh My God! They sounded amazing. What a joy to have such talent as colleagues and students. Their’s was the best performance of the Ravel String Quartet I’ve ever heard.

Tonight I get to hear Opera UCLA perform The Marriage of Figaro, and I’ll be going with our viola teacher, Richard O’Neill. And in case you haven’t heard of him, here’s a video.

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