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Castalian String Quartet to perform virtually
Castalian String Quartet

Despite the pandemic, Fontana Chamber Arts is making sure Kalamazoo audiences can still experience some of the world's best chamber music through performances produced specifically for Fontana and available for on-demand viewing.

This month Fontana presents the Castalian String Quartet, an award-winning group from London that is making waves on the international chamber music scene. A performance by the quartet filmed in London will go online at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 and be available for viewing until March 25.

This quartet has performed widely throughout Europe and North America. It was named the 2019 Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist of the Year and in 2018 won the Merito String Quartet Award/Valentin Erben Prize and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award. The quartet’s performance will be preceded by a question-and-answer session for which audience members submit their questions to the artists in advance.

Viewing passes are $20 and available at or by calling 382-7774.