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September 27, 2002

Electronic newsroom

02-74

 

Daedalus Quartet to Give a Free Concert at Brookhaven Lab on October 16

UPTON, NY — The Daedalus Quartet, an award-winning string quartet that formed in the summer of 2000 at the Marlboro Music Festival, will perform a concert at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory on Wednesday, October 16, at noon in Berkner Hall. The public is invited to the free one-hour concert, and no reservations are needed. All visitors age 16 and over who enter the Laboratory site must have a photo ID.

Daedalus won the Grand Prize at the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition and is now regarded as one of the brightest young string quartets in America. The quartet has toured in the U.S., Canada, Japan, France and Spain.

The quartet members hold degrees from the Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music, Harvard University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Three of the four quartet members have local ties: Violinists Min-Young Kim and Kyu-Young Kim, and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan are graduates of Bellport High School.

The U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies. Brookhaven also builds and operates major facilities available to university, industrial, and government scientists. The Laboratory is managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited liability company founded by Stony Brook University and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.