U.S. Premiere! - Winner of 2019 FEMUSC String Quartet Composition CompetitionMiguel del Aguila: "Malambo" for Bassoon and String Quartet, with Benjamin Coelho, bassoonClaudio Santoro: String Quartet No.3Arianna brings a taste of Brazil to the Touhill! In an evening inspired by their ongoing work in South America, the ASQ will present the world premiere of the winning composition from the 2019 FEMUSC String Quartet Composition Competition (Festival of Music, Santa Catarina, Brazil). The Arianna Quartet also welcomes Brazilian virtuoso bassoonist Benjamin Coelho to St. Louis for a performance of Miguel del Aguila's rhapsodic "Malambo", and closes out the evening with Claudio Santoro's electrifying Quartet No.3. Get ready to be inspired and transported!This performance features a pre-show talk with the Arianna String Quartet. Please arrive 50 minutes early for the pre-show discussion.