The world-famous Takács Quartet will perform an all-Beethoven Concert at St. Mark’s in-the-Valley as part of the 42nd season of the Santa Ynez Valley Concert Series. The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2901 Nojoqui Ave., Los Olivos.

Members of the Takács Quartet, will play in the Santa Ynez Valley for the first time on Feb. 19. Two mean and two women pose with their string instruments.
The Takács Quartet will play in the Santa Ynez Valley for the first time on Feb. 19. (Courtesy photo) Credit: Courtesy photo

“We are unbelievably fortunate to have the Takács Quartet stop in Los Olivos and perform on the SYV Concert Series,” said Robert Cassidy, artistic director. “This is the first time in their 48 years of quartet existence that they have appeared in the Santa Ynez Valley. There is no doubt that they will provide an unforgettable musical experience for all.”

The Takács Quartet includes Edward Dusinberre, first violin; Harumi Rhodes, second violin; Richard O’Neill, viola; and András Fejér, cello. The repertoire features two Beethoven quartets: “String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat Major, Op. 127;” and “String Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132.”

For tickets, visit General admission tickets are $20 and student tickets are free.

Other upcoming performances include Conor Hanick on March 1, and Demarre McGill & Rodolfo Leone on May 13.

St. Mark’s in-the-Valley provides an intimate concert experience with seating for just over 100. The SYV Concert Series as a community arts enrichment program offering non-sectarian, non-religious concerts to all.

Direct questions to Linda Burrows, series coordinator, 805-705-0938 or