Nov 03 2022
Balourdet String Quartet

Balourdet String Quartet

Presented by UAB's Alys Stephens Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

This is a free concert, but you must register for a ticket.

The Balourdet String Quartet, based in Boston, Massachusetts, is currently in residence at the New England Conservatory’s Professional String Quartet Program. The quartet received the Grand Prize at the 2021 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition as well as the top prize awarded in the 2021 Premio Paolo Borciani in Reggio Emilia, Italy. The group also received the Gold Medal in the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the Gold Medal and Audience Award at the 2021 Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition, and the Second Prize in the 2019 Carl Nielsen International Chamber Music Competition.

The Balourdet has shared the stage with renowned artists including Cho-Liang Lin, as well as members of the Dover Quartet. It has studied and performed at festivals including the Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Robert Mann String Quartet Institute, and Accademia Musicale Chigiana. The quartet works primarily with Paul Katz at the New England Conservatory, as well as members of the Cleveland and Borromeo Quartets, and was formed in 2018 at Rice University in Houston, Texas under the tutelage of James Dunham, Norman Fischer, and Cho-Liang Lin.

The Balourdet String Quartet gets its name from Antoine Balourdet, chef extraordinaire at the Hotel St. Bernard and beloved member of the Taos School of Music community.

This free event is suitable for all ages.

Admission Info

This is free concert, but you must register for a ticket.
Tickets are valid for performance date and time only.
Late seating at the discretion of house management.
All performances are subject to change.

Dates & Times

2022/11/03 - 2022/11/03

  • Nov 3, 2022 at 07:00 pm (Thu)
Location Info

Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

1200 Tenth Avenue South , Birmingham, AL 35294