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Dover Quartet, Andy Akiho

BRETT CAMPBELL
8 pm., Wednesday July 10 | $20.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[CLASSICAL] For the past few years, Chamber Music Northwest has been staging a series of concerts featuring young performers outside the usual concert halls and in clubs better known for indie rock. The first in this summer’s Club Concert series includes the young New York-based composer-percussionist Andy Akiho, who is to the steel drum what Jake Shimabukuro is to the ukulele: He can coax an astonishing range of sounds out of an unlikely instrument. Akiho will play his 2010 composition In/Exchange with fellow 20-somethings in the Houston-based Dover Quartet, who’ll also perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s 1946 String Quartet No. 3. Two more of the festival’s young artists, Benjamin Beilman and Yekwon Sunwoo, will play violin and piano works by Schubert and 20th-century French mystic composer Olivier Messiaen.

Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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