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Music for a Great Space Presents the Internationally Recognized Borromeo String Quartet
on April 21

Music for a Great Space's final concert of the season launches a new program of Greensboro collaboration

Richard Bowditch

Borromeo Quartet


Event  Information

Greensboro -- ( Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 )

Music for a Great Space: Borromeo String Quartet
Adults $22; Seniors $20; Adults Under 30 $15; Students $5 -- Christ United Methodist Church , Box Office: (336) 333-2605; Information: (336) 638-7624 , http://www.musicforagreatspace.org/ -- 7:30 PM

April 21, 2017 - Greensboro, NC:


This preview has been provided by Music for a Great Space.

Music for a Great Space (MGS) to feature the world renowned Borromeo String Quartet for first annual Music for a Great Cause concert.

The Music for a Great Cause concert was established as a way for MGS to give back to the Greensboro community. This event will feature an all day collaboration between MGS, the Borromeo String Quartet, and Sanctuary House.

The event will begin with a private performance by the Borromeo String Quartet for the Sanctuary House members in the morning. In the evening, the quartet will perform on the MGS concert series featuring works of Bach and Beethoven. The day will conclude with a post-concert reception hosted by A Sweet Success Bakery. The reception will allow MGS audiences, Sanctuary House guests, and the Borromeo String Quartet members the opportunity to interact and celebrate the events of the day. Sanctuary House Executive Director Jodi Lorenzo-Schibley said, "We are very excited about this collaboration and exploring the ways that music can affect and impact our members and the community at large."

MGS will donate 50% of all ticket sales for the Friday evening concert to Sanctuary House to support the important work they are doing in the Greensboro Community.

This concert will take place April 21, 7:30pm at Christ United Methodist Church in Greensboro, NC. Borromeo will also be performing an open education presentation at Greensboro Day School. Please call 336-638-7624 or email execdirector@musicforagreatspace.org to attend.

Tickets are available at the door and in advance: www.musicforagreatspace.org or (336) 638-7624.
     Adults $22, seniors $20, young adults under thirty $15, and students $5 (all taxes and fees included).
     Each ticket holder may bring two young people age 16 and under for free.
Season tickets and flex passes are available. Free child care is also available by calling (336) 638-7624.

About the Borromeo String Quartet

The Borromeo String Quartet has residencies at the New England Conservatory and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Celebrating their 26th year, they have been called "A remarkably accomplished string quartet, not simply for its high technical polish and refined tone, but more importantly for the searching musical insights it brings." by the The Chicago Tribune. In addition, the quartet champions the work of new composers and new music technologies. Members include Yeesun Kim on cello, Mai Motobuchi on viola, Kristopher Tong on 2nd violin, and North Carolina native Nicolas Kitchen on 1st violin.

About Sanctuary House

Founded in 2002, Sanctuary House is an organization offering rehabilitation programming for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. Members do not live at Sanctuary House but use it as a base of support to learn new skills, build confidence and prepare for a purposeful and rewarding life. Sanctuary House also operates an in-house bakery which provides delicious baked goods to the community while also giving Sanctuary House members an opportunity to train and develop work skills which they can apply with future employers.

About Music for a Great Space

Music for a Great Space (MGS) is an independent non-profit musical arts organization bringing the finest musicians to the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina. The mission of Music for a Great Space is to present a series of inspiring musical performances and educational offerings, opening doors to the diverse cultural interests of the Piedmont Triad community. Learn more at www.musicforagreatspace.org.

The work of Music for a Great Space is made possible with funding from ArtsGreensboro and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources. Funding for this event is provided through the generosity of the Rea Charitable Trust. Education presentation also sponsored in part by UNCG.