Tuesday, July 9 | 6:00PM

Lauded by The New York Times for "making the most traditional of works feel radical once more," the Takács Quartet presents a compelling program featuring three essential cornerstones of the chamber music repertoire.  

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    MOZART: String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 Dissonance
    BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 4
    MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

    Pre-Concert Talk presented by Wall Street Insurance in partnership with Cincinnati Insurance held one hour prior to concert. 

Program Details

MOZART: String Quartet No. 19 in C major, K. 465 Dissonance

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BARTÓK: String Quartet No. 4

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MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

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Takács Quartet

Takács Quartet, String Quartet

The Takács Quartet, now entering its forty-fourth season, is renowned for the vitality of its interpretations. The New York Times recently lauded the ensemble for “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more”, and the Financial Times described a recent concert at the Wigmore Hall: “Even in the most fiendish repertoire these players show no fear, injecting the music with a heady sense of freedom. 

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Chamber Concert FAQs

Where are the chamber music series performances held?

Bravo! Vail Chamber Music Series concerts at held at Donovan Pavilion, located at 1600 S Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO 81657.

What time do performances begin?

Concerts start promptly at 6:00PM. Doors open 30 minutes prior. Give yourself plenty of time to park and get to the venue. Latecomers will be escorted to seats by ushers at an appropriate interval.

Where do I park for Chamber Music Series performances?

Free parking is available at Donovan Pavilion.

How long do concerts last?

Concerts generally last 90 minutes to 2 hours including a scheduled intermission.

How do I buy tickets?

Tickets, passes, and gift certificates may be ordered in the following ways:
1. Online: bravovail.org
2. By phone 877.812.5700
3. In person: Bravo! Vail 2271 N Frontage Rd W Suite C, Vail, CO 81657 
Bravo! Vail accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards, cash, and checks. There is a $2 fee per ticket. Tickets are delivered by mail or email, or may be picked up at the Box Office.

What are the Box Office hours?

Bravo! Vail Box Office hours are Monday-Friday from 9AM to 4PM. During the Festival, hours include Saturday & Sunday from 10AM to 4PM. The Bravo! Vail Box Office can be reached at 877.812.5700. Tickets are also sold at the Donovan Pavilion one hour prior to concert.

Where is the Will Call window?

Will Call tickets may be picked up one hour prior to the concert at the Box Office table located to the right of the entrance of Donovan Pavilion.

Does Bravo! Vail offer group pricing?

Discounts for groups of 15 or more are available for select concerts. Please call 970.827.4316 for more information.

What if I buy tickets and cannot attend?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. You may release your tickets or leave them for a friend at Will Call by calling the Box Office.

What if I misplace or forget to bring my tickets?

There is no charge to reprint tickets. Please call 877.812.5700 before 3PM on the day of the performance or allow extra time to request new tickets from the Box Office at the venue. 

What is the seating plan?

Seating for Chamber Music Series concerts is general admission and is ADA (American Disability Act) accessible.

What food and beverages are available at the concert?

Food and beverages including beer and wine are available for purchase on the back patio prior to the concert and at intermission.

What should I wear?

There is no dress code for concerts.

What are some general rules of Chamber Series concert etiquette?

Please allow time for parking and seating. Concert attendees must silence all mobile devices prior to performances to not disrupt musicians and other patrons. Please limit conversations and other noisy activities during the performance. We recommend eating prior to the concert or at intermission. Parental supervision is required for all children attending Bravo! Vail concerts.

What is the Donovan Pavilion Child Policy?

Chamber Music Series concerts are very intimate. We strongly recommend that parents bring children aged six or older who are able to sit quietly through the entire performance.

What if I lose something at the concert?

Call the Bravo! Vail Box Office 970.827.5700 or the Donovan Pavilion 970.477.3699.

What if I still have questions?

Please contact the Box Office at 877.812.5700 Mon–Fri 9AM–4PM (and Sat–Sun 10AM-4PM during the Festival).