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The Lazarus String Quartet from Berlin will perform its only regional Australian concert at Boonah Cultural Centre.

With roots from around the globe, its diversity puts them at the forefront of exciting young musicians emerging on the Berlin classical music scene. Founded in 2007, the group has evolved through great success on the international stage. Venues including St-Martin-In-The-Fields London, Salle Gaveau Paris along with music festivals such as the Edinburgh Fringe and the Heidelberger Frühling have hosted the quartet since 2010. The quartet is based in Berlin

The quartet is a former prize-winner of the Royal Overseas League Arts/Pettman Scholarship, which has enabled the exposure of international opportunities since 2010 and has been praised for its virtuosic ease and unified sound with a devotion to performance, having audiences leave feeling inspired and animated.

Mayumi Kanagawa is a Japanese-American violinist and performs on a Petrus Guarnerius (Mantua, late 17th century). She won the prize for best concerto at the 2018 Long-Thibaud Crespin competition in Paris,

Dutch-born Jos Jonker recently finished her Master’s degree in Violin and plays a Spirito Sorsana violin, loaned to her by the Netherlands “National Musical Instruments Foundation”.

Albin Uusijärvi was born in Sweden and has toured the USA and India with the Swedish National Youth Orchestra and played in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Strathmore Center and Chicago Symphony Hall. He has also performed with the Orchester-Akademie of the Berliner Philharmonie and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

Born in Dunedin, New Zealand, Alice Gott began the cello at age five. As both soloist and founder of the Lazarus String Quartet, Alice has had many successes; winning international prizes and scholarships and being invited to a large variety of chamber music festivals. Alice plays a bohemian cello from the 18th century, which she has been performing on since 2013.

The Quartet will perform a concert of Mozart, Bartok and Beethoven that will be a highlight of the year for any music lover.

The concert will be held at 7.30pm on Saturday 10th August at the Boonah Cultural Centre.

Tickets are available now from the box office, by phone on 5463 3068 or online here                                                                                                                                            

More detailed program information and photos of the Lazarus String Quartet can be found on its website.