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Netherlands quartet perform music of the sea

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The Rubens Quartet performing at the Larkspur Cafe. (KCAW photo by Erik Neumann)

The Rubens Quartet is the latest group of visiting musicians for the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Along with well-known names like Bach and Mozart, the Rubens Quartet is known for playing pieces by modern composers. This weekend, they’re performing Visions at Sea, a piece by Netherlands composer Joey Roukens.

Erik Neumann talked with the quartet about how this music is a little different.

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The Rubens Quartet perform Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd at Harrigan Centennial Hall at 7:30 pm. 

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