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Amernet String Quartet to Perform Inaugural PIX 'N MUSIC Concert at National Opera Center

The Amernet String Quartet will be in concert on Tuesday, September 13 at 8:30 PM at National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Avnue, between 28th and 29th Streets in Manhattan, performing the inaugural Pix 'N Music concert, presented by Chamber Players International and Jeffrey James Arts Consulting.

CPI and Jamesarts are proud to announce this new and unique series, Pix 'N Music, featuring today's top film and media composers in concert. The series features the music of media composers whose classical works will be performed live in concert, synchronized to film, video, animation and/or digitally conceived visual elements.

The September 13, 2016 inaugural event will feature The Amernet String Quartet performing premieres of "music to picture" works by Steve Horowitz, Nataliya Medvedovskaya, Adam Reifsteck, Rolando Gori, Christopher Kaufman and Shie Rozow. The Quartet will also perform FredEric Kaufman's String Quartet No. 6. Each of the "music to picture" works will run between five and eight minutes in length and feature real-time synchronization between the Amernet Quartet and the visual components. Additionally, each performance will be live-streamed via the internet as a means of connecting with international audiences. The composers will be present to speak about their respective works and how they were conceived.

Praised for their "intelligence" and "immensely satisfying" playing by the New York Times, the Amernet String Quartet are Ensemble-in-Residence at Florida International University in Miami. Strad Magazine described the Amernet as "...a group of exceptional technical ability." The Amernet's performance schedule has taken the quartet across the Americas and to Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. They have collaborated with many of today's most prominent artists and ensembles including the Tokyo and Ying quartets as well as Shmuel Ashkenasi, Robert deMaine, Roberto Diaz, Gary Hoffman, Ida Kavafian, Anthony McGill, Sherrill Milnes and Michael Tree. Visit them at amernetquartet.com.

Tickets are $20 and can be ordered by calling 877-444-4488 or visiting chamberplayersinternational.org.

Chamber Players International is a major regional performing arts organization presenting between 25 and 30 concert events serving the entire New York metropolitan area. Its artistic mission is to bring chamber music and chamber orchestra performances of the highest artistic quality to audiences throughout the area including world-renowned guest ensembles such as the International Chamber Orchestra of Rome, The World Youth Alliance Chamber Orchestra of the U.N. New York. Core ensemble members include violinists Emil Chudnovsky, Bela Horvath, Anastasia Khitruk, violists Mialtin Zhezha and Cong Wu, cellists Andrey Tchekmazov, Adrian Daurov and pianists Yoni Levyatov, Svetlana Smolina and Julia Zilberquit. Visit them online at chamberplayersinternational.org.



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