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Upcoming Performances by The 6821 Quintet


Mar 23, 2017

SOURCE: National Cherry Blossom Festival

March 23, 2017

The 6821 Quintet returns to the National Cherry Blossom Festival for the second year. A special group of five talented performers have come together just for the National Cherry Blossom Festival to share their exquisite music with the city of DC, with the support of the Ryuji Ueno Foundation. The 6821 Quintet is cleverly named after the distance in miles from Tokyo to Washington, and their individual skills synchronized together provides the ultimate musical experience. The 6821 Quintet, this year, is led by violinist Mayu Kishima, First Prize winner of the First Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition in 2016.

The 6821 Quintet

1st Violin: Mayu Kishima
2nd Violin: Eric Silberger
Viola: Meng Wang
Cello: Clancy Newman
Piano/Composer: Michael Djupstrom
Piano/Composer: Mamiko Hirai


-Friday, March 24 at Evermay, 7:30 PM – tickets are still available

-Saturday, March 25 at the National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony – a premier piece composed just for the National Cherry Blossom Festival will debut, this year’s piece was composed by S&R Foundation Washington Award Winner Mamiko Hirai

-Sunday, March 26 at Union Station, 12 PM

Friday Gallery Talk: Orchid Exhibit Installation

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