World-music quartet plays Billings on Tuesday

Quartet

The Valinor Quartet will be performing in Billings on Tuesday, March 6.

An award-winning quartet that plays a unique blend of pop, jazz and world music will return to the Mayflower Congregational Church, 2940 Poly Drive in Billings, this Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

The show is a benefit for the Billings Brain Injury Support Group and will feature the Valinor Quartet, a collaboration between a Grammy-winning accordionist Victor Prieto and the International String Trio — Slava Tolstoy on guitar, Rob Flax on violin and Greg Feingold on bass.

The all-acoustic ensemble encompasses the diverse cultural backgrounds of its members, hailing from Russia, Spain and the United States. The quartet’s riveting instrumental displays make use of a breathtaking range of styles — from classical music, the Beatles and Gypsy jazz to Klezmer, popular movie soundtracks and tango.

You can check out one of their performances by clicking here.

General admission at the door is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older and $10 for students. For reservations, call Ian Elliot at 656-2744.

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