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Three Chances To Hear Personal Expressions With Camerata San Antonio

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Kerrville, Boerne and San Antonio host Camerata SA concerts this weekend

Personal Expressions will feature Anastasia Storer and Matthew Zerweck, violins; Emily Freudigman, viola; and Ken Freudigman, cello. These Camerata San Antonio musicians play together in chamber music as well as at the San Antonio Symphony.

Ken says that their familiarity with one another makes all the difference! "It builds upon itself. The more that you work together, the more you understand the musical personalities of the people you are working with. After a while, it is almost like a marriage." [Editor's note, Ken is married to Emily.]

"The Quartet by Smetana, it is really almost autobiographical in nature. The music is undeniably Smetana, but where it becomes very personable is in the finale, and expresses an affliction, tinnitus."

Kerrville: Thursday, January 3 @ 7:30pm

Kerrville First Presbyterian Church - 800 E Jefferson

Boerne: Friday, January 4 @ 7:30pm

Boerne First United Methodist - 250 E. James

San Antonio: Sunday, January 6 @ 3:00pm

Christ Episcopal Church - 510 Belknap

Kodaly: Serenade, Op. 12

Schulhoff: Divertimento

Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in E minor "From My Life"

http://youtu.be/rwer1j42qP0

John Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania.