String Quartet Festival – Cité de la Musique

January 20th, 2014

At the Cité de la Musique – their 6th biennial string quartet festival, now through January 26th.  Featuring luminaries in the field as well as up and coming groups – if you like string quartets this is for you!  Among those performing – the Emerson, Casals, Borodine, Modigliani and Arditti quartets.  Ticket prices from 18 – 32 euros depending on the concert.  The Cité de la Musique is in the 19th arrondissement, a bit out of the center, but easily accessible by metro line 5.  For more information click here (in French).


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