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Hawthorne String Quartet to Perform Wednesday

(1-24-2000) -- The internationally acclaime d Hawthorne String Quartet - which was named the Boston College string quartet-in-residence in 1998 - will perform a chamber concert in Gasson 100 on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m.

The concert will feature the world premiere performance of "Tantric Psalms," by Assoc. Prof. Thomas Oboe Lee (Music) as well as works by Mozart and Erwin Schulhoff.

At 7:15 p.m., Mark Ludwig, a Fulbright Scholar on music from the Holocaust, will discuss the music of Schulhoff, a composer who died in the Wurzburg concentra tion camp in 1943. Lee also will be on hand to talk about his composition, which expresses solidarity with the Tibetan cause for independence. For more information on the concert, which is free and open to the public, call ext.2-4843.

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