It will be a quick turnaround for artistic director Ara Gregorian and the five other musicians coming together in Greenville to perform chamber music that is expected to be of world-class caliber. That, however, isn’t anything new for Gregorian, and he doesn’t believe that a lack of preparation time might result in a lower-quality performance.
On the contrary, watching the musicians improvise on stage and play off one another is what makes each concert of the East Carolina School of Music’s Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival truly unique and special.
Gregorian has chosen five world-class musicians from around the globe to join him in a string sextet for the “Souvenirs” concerts on Jan. 17 and 18 as part of the festival, which is now in its 13th year.
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