The University of St. Thomas presents The Axiom Quartet: Breaking Through
The Axiom Quartet is a dynamic and passionate professional ensemble based in Houston. The group is known for creating and performing programs that mix classical string quartet repertoire, classical transcriptions, new compositions, and popular rock, electronic, indie, jazz and pop genres. In 2017 Axiom was named Quartet-In-Residence at the University of St. Thomas.
Passionate for expressive music from across the Western tradition, Axiom Quartet concerts bring in a wide range of audiences; they turn classical fans on to extraordinary popular music, while serving as classical music advocates to contemporary music fans.
The Axiom Quartet includes violinists Dominika Dancewicz and Ingrid Gerling, violist Nina Bledsoe, and Patrick Moore, cellist. This concert is presented as part of Da Camera’s “Beethoven for All” project.
Works in this concert include:
- Beethoven String Quartet No. 7, Op.59 No. 1
- Philip Glass String Quartet No. 5, Mov. 5
- “Fame” by David Bowie
- “High Hopes” by Pink Floyd
- “Man in the Mirror” by Michael Jackson