Merillat Centre presents annual Freimann Concert

Huntington, Ind.—The Merillat Centre for the Arts will present its annual Freimann Concert on February 17 at 8 p.m., featuring the principal musicians of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra. The audience will be treated to a rich tapestry of sound as the Freimann String Quartet brings to life the music of the 19th and 20th centuries. Among the pieces showcased will be Christopher Rouse’s “Ku-Ka Ilimoku,” Ibert’s “Trio pour violin, vioncelle at harpe,” Brian Prechtl’s “What is Good,” and Beethoven’s “String Quartet in C-sharp minor, Op. 131.” Additional works for percussion will also be featured.

The Freimann chamber music ensemble is composed of the Philharmonic’s principal musicians: Hiromi Ito, Glen Cherry, violin; Margaret Prechtl, viola; Deborah Nitka Hicks, cello.

Partial funding for this performance has been provided by Bailey-Love Mortuary. Tickets are $7 for adults (general admission seating). Discounts are available for children and seniors. (Click here for ticket order form.) For information call: (260) 359-4261, weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or email

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Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director