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American String Quartet – Lyric in Time of War – Barrington’s White House

September 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm


The One of the world’s premiere string quartets presents a concert with reader describing the lyrics of war on our fifteenth anniversary of the September 11th attack on our homeland.

Join us as The American String Quartet performs a moving 9/11 performance to honor fallen veterans, those immersed in global conflict and victims of our nation’s tragedy on 9/11. This musical performance of “Lyric in the Time of War” will include carefully chosen works, interspersed with readings by poet Tom Sleigh, a journalist who has covered dozens of wars and will share his poignant poetry on his experiences.

Playing with “precision, eloquence and subtlety,” The American String Quartet is recognized as one of the finest quartets in the world. Their appearance at Barrington’s White House will be particularly moving and passionate as they perform specially selected works to honor fallen veterans, those immersed in global conflict and victims of our nation’s tragedy on 9/11.

The concert will last approximately 80 minutes, with no intermission.  The doors will open at 2:30pm, open seating.                         Tickets: Adult General Admission $40, Student General Admission $20. Click on the link below to purchase tickets.

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Barrington’s White House is a unique, historic venue located in the heart of downtown Barrington at 145 West Main Street. This meticulously restored 1898 mansion hosts cultural and community events, and is also available for rental for weddings, corporate meetings, non-profit fundraisers and family celebrations. Visit our website or call 224-512-4292 for your private tour.



September 11, 2016
3:00 pm
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Barrington Cultural Commission


Barrington’s White House
145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 US
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