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WSO: Chamber Music Summer Series to Feature Beo String Quartet at Unity Chapel | Events of regional interest

The Chamber Music Summer Series will present the first concert of the summer featuring Beo String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 at Unity Chapel in Unity Township.

Beo String Quartet is made up of violinists Jason Neukom and Andrew Giordano; Sean Neukom, viola, and Ryan Ash, cello.

Now in its seventh season, Beo has performed more than 100 concert works in the United States and Europe, including more than 45 world premieres. Through her educational visits to elementary, middle, and high schools, her short-term residencies at colleges and universities, and her annual residency at Dakota Chamber Music, Beo has shared these unique and engaging experiences with more than 3,500 students at this day.

The program includes the following elements:

• Koji Kondo arr. Jason Neukom: “The Legend of Zelda”

• Sean Neukom: “People”

• Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110

• Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18 #1.

The historic Unity Chapel is located at 114 Chapel Lane, off Unity Cemetery Road. General admission seats, $15 (payable at the door), benefit the WSO Youth Orchestra program. The series is underwritten by the Charles F. and Mary Esther Sawyer Music Fund of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church, according to Joy Carroll, spokesperson for the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.