The Chateau Girardeau “Sundays at Three” series opens the season with Quintet Attacca at 3 p.m. Sept. 24 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.
Founded in 1999, Quintet Attacca is one of Chicago’s most dynamic chamber music ensembles. Grand prize winner and Wind Division gold medal winner of the 2002 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the quintet spent 2006-2009 as the Chicago Chamber Musicians’ Professional Development Program Ensemble.
Priding itself on its innovative programming, Quintet Attacca enjoys presenting concerts that are both accessible and cutting-edge. Programs have included works that reflect the Classical and Romantic eras, as well as jazz and Latin influenced works and pieces by many of today’s leading composers.
The program will feature classic and modern works for wind quintet, including Paul Taffanel’s “Wind Quintet in G Minor and Quintet No. 3” by David Maslanka.
Tickets may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling (573) 651-2265, or online at RiverCampus.org.