MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive is set to hold a concert featuring Ciompi Quartet on Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall, 207 Wooten St. The concert is part of the UMO Concert Series, which brings students and local residents the opportunity to see professional musicians for free. There are four performances in total, with two each semester.
The Ciompi Quartet was founded at Duke University in 1965 by the renowned Italian violinist Giorgio Ciompi. All of the group’s members are professors at Duke. In a career that includes many hundreds of concerts and spans five continents, the Ciompi Quartet has developed a reputation for performances of real intelligence and musical sophistication. With a maturity and insight born of wide experience, the Ciompi Quartet projects the heart and soul of the music, in a repertoire that ranges from well-known masterpieces to works by today’s most communicative composers.
Admission to the concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the event, please contact Bill Ford at [email protected] For additional information about the Ciompi Quartet, please visit www.ciompi.org.