Sedona AZ (November 7, 2011) – The Sedona Heritage Museum presents the Plein Aire String Quartet in a special performance of “Music at the Museum” at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 19 at the Sedona Heritage Museum.
Plein Aire will play music by American composers to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving season, including works by Randall Thompson, Charles Ives, and Samuel Barber (including his “adagio for strings”).
The Plein Aire Quartet is a newly formed string quartet with a mission to perform for fun and fulfillment. Leader Melissa Collins Cripps says, “The group chooses to fully explore the connection between music and the appreciation of nature. All of our members are professional musicians performing with Verde Valley Sinfonietta and the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra as well as others.”
The concert is about an hour long. Refreshments will be served. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door, with children under 12 free. Museum admission is separate.
The Sedona Heritage Museum is located at 735 Jordan Rd in Jordan Historical Park. The Museum is open daily at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For more info about this special presentation or the Museum, 928-282-7038.