Sacred Music at All Saints Concert Series is pleased to announce the opening concert of the 2019-2020 concert season. We will welcome Heimat Quartet to Manassas on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM. This is the first concert of five scheduled performances. Connect with us on social media (Facebook and Twitter) and the All Saints Parish website for full season information at it becomes available this summer.
The following biography is from Heimat Quartet.
The Heimat Quartet was founded during the fall of 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. All avid chamber musicians, each player brings a wide array of experience and renewed energy to both the music and the group.
Highlights from this past season have included the quartets Carnegie Hall debut, performances of the Mendelssohn Octet with the Shanghai Quartet, and the inaugural season of The Heimat Chamber Series.
“…performing with a warm sound and much joy…a quartet that both takes music seriously and enjoys it…sincere…vivacious.” (The Strad)
The Heimat Quartet were the 2016 featured young artists for the 34th season of Music From The Western Reserve. In 2017, the quartet made their European debut in Hamburg, Germany at the International Mendelssohn Festival. This was followed by recitals and educational outreach performances in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia through their participation at Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance (LAMP). The Heimat’s capped off 2017 with their South American debut, which included concerts and a residency at The International Music Festival of Esmeraldas held at Casa de la Musica in Quito, Ecuador.
Other notable engagements have included performances and masterclasses at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, The Boston Conservatory, The College of New Jersey, Dickinson College, and Mercer College among others.
From 2015 through 2017, they were the String Quartet-in-Residence at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, Ohio. They also held the fellowship quartet position at Interlochen Center for the Arts as faculty at the Advanced String Quartet Seminar during the 2017 summer sessions.
The quartets primary mentors have included the Audubon Quartet, Shanghai Quartet, and Miami String Quartet.