ATHENA Quintet


McGlothlin Center for the Arts (MCA) — 30450 Armbrister Dr., Emory, Virginia

The annual Virginia Highlands Festival builds a center of artistic and cultural activity by engaging the creative, historical, and natural resources of Abingdon and the surrounding area. We honor the past, celebrate the present, and promote our region. The Festival, over the past six decades, has grown in scope to represent all of Southwest Virginia.

This year, the Highlands Festival is proud to be presenting the premiere of The ATHENA Quintet. The ATHENA Quintet will perform an evening of gorgeous chamber music featuring the Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34 by Johannes Brahms.  Other compositions will include Robert Schumann's Pictures from Fairyland for Viola and Piano, Lullaby for String Quartet by George Gershwin, Sonata for Piano and Violin in E Minor, KV 304 by W.A. Mozartand Café Music for Piano Trio by Paul Schoenfield. Featured artists will include E&H Music Faculty Lisa Withers, piano; Ashley Kovacs, violin; Christine Haarvig, violin; Katie Miller, viola; and Ariana Dewar, cello. 

Tickets are $10.