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The Minetti Quartett will perform Nov. 3 at the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church, 633 W. Las Flores Ave., in Ridgecrest.

The Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society presents the third concert of their 2019-20 concert series with a concert on Sunday, Nov. 3, with chamber music performed by Minetti Quartett members Maria Ehmer, violin; Anna Knopp, violin; Milan Milojicic, viola; and Leonhard Roczek, cello.

The concert will include music by Joseph Haydn, String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 74, No. 3 “Rider” Hob.III:74; Alban Berg, String Quartet, Opus 3; and Johannes Brahms, String Quartet in A Minor, Opus 51, No. 2.

The concert will take place at the Ridgecrest Presbyterian Church, 633 W. Las Flores Ave., Ridgecrest, at 4 p.m. Tickets ($30/general, $25/senior, and $5/students and active duty military) are available at Red Rock Books, the Maturango Museum and at the door. For more information, visit the Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society website at rcchambermusic.org, or call Karen Haden, 760-371-5936.

Since being nominated for the “Rising Stars” award by the European Concert Hall Organization in 2008/09, the Minetti Quartett, comprising Austrian musicians all living in Vienna, has performed many times in renowned venues in Vienna, Berlin, Cologne, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Stockholm, Brussels, London and other locations. Invitations to chamber music festivals have taken the quartet to North, Central and South America, Australia, Japan and China. The Minetti Quartett is a winner of many international chamber music competitions

Since 2009, Hänssler Classic has released four highly acclaimed CD recordings (Haydn, Mendelssohn, Beethoven and Schubert) by the ensemble. The quartet has undertaken teaching projects in Finland, Mexico, Spain, Sweden and at American and Austrian universities.

The Minetti Quartet appears by arrangement with Marianne Schmocker Artists International, USA mschmockerartists@gmail.com.

Karen Haden is the president of the Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society.