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Winter Classics Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the 2020 Alaska Airlines Winter Classics!

Join us for the culminating celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday during our Alaska Airlines Winter Classics February 7-9 in Anchorage!  We are thrilled to present the Ariel Quartet as they perform eight of Beethoven’s acclaimed string quartets at the UAA Recital Hall.

Formed in Israel as teenagers at the Jerusalem Academy Middle School of Music and Dance and celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2020-21, the Ariel Quartet was named recipient of the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award. The ensemble currently serves as the Faculty Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.

Along with the Beethoven String Quartets, the Ariel Quartet will perform works by Mozart, Bartok, Tan Dun, and Shostakovich.


The full weekend schedule is as follows:

Thursday, February 6  12:00pm – Anchorage Museum

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 8 in E Minor, Op. 59, No. 2

Friday, February 7  7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall

Mozart            Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546

Bartok             String Quartet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 7

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 13 in B Flat Major, Op. 130

Beethoven       String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 133     “Grosse Fuge”

“Informance ”  Saturday, February 8  10 am – UAA Recital Hall

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132

Saturday, February 8  7:30pm – UAA Recital Hall

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 5 in A Major, Op. 18, No. 5

Tan Dun          Eight Colors for String Quartet (1986)

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 3 in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3

Sunday, February 9  4:o0pm – UAA Recital Hall

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 6 in B Flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6

Shostakovich   String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110

Beethoven       String Quartet No. 16 in F Major, Op. 135

There will be a pre-concert conversation with the artists 30 minutes before each concert.

Purchase tickets to individual concerts or join us for the whole concert series.

Many thanks to Alaska Airlines, the Atwood Foundation, the UAA Department of Music, Crush, Spenard Roadhouse, and South restaurants, and the Aspen Suites Hotel for all the support they provide for our Autumn & Winter Classics concert series.

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