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September 26, 2002

The Sun Quartet lights up CSUS

California State University, Sacramento's Sun Quartet - a music ensemble celebrated for its craft throughout the region - will perform at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18 in Capistrano Hall 151. Tickets for the event are $8 general admission and $5 for students and seniors.

The Sun Quartet members are all artists in residence at CSUS and include cellist Andrew Luchansky, violist Anna Kruger and violinists Ian Swensen and Anna Presler.
At the concert the group will perform Haydn's beloved "Emperor Quartet," as well as the romantic masterpiece Brahms' Opus 51.

Swensen is one of very few musicians to have been awarded top prizes in both the International Violin Competition and the International Chamber Music Competition.
Presler has taught at several universities including the Center for Chamber Music in New Hampshire and she has participated in music festival around the world.

Kruger is a founding member of the renowned Lark Quartet has toured extensively for the past 10 years throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and Russia.

Luchansky earned his bachelor's in cello performance from the New England Conservatory of Music, his master's from New York State University and has studied chamber music with members of the Julliard Quartet.

Tickets for the concert are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323 or at (916) 766-2277. Additional media assistance is available by contacting CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.



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