Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 8pm

Stewart Theatre, Talley Student Union

Presented in partnership with
Chamber Music Raleigh


Pre-show Talk

Arrive early to meet the musicians and join us in a conversation about their innovative collaborations. Talk starts at 7pm in Talley Student Union, room 3222.

About the Performance

“Their rock star status…is well deserved. Their classically honed technique mixed with grit and all out passionate attack transfixes the audience.” –Sarasota Herald Tribune

SYBARITE5 has taken audiences by storm all across the US, forever changing the perception of chamber music performance. From the moment their bows hit the strings, this quintet of fierce musicians takes the audience on an exciting ride that redefines the rules of classical music.

Dubbed the “Millennial Kronos,” SYBARITE5’s eclectic repertoire combined with its commanding performance style is turning heads throughout the music world, reaching the top ten on the Billboard charts, and garnering critical acclaim.

Always on the lookout for composers that speak with a unique and relevant voice, SYBARITE5’s Outliers program is a celebration of new works written just for them. Outliers features a selection from composers like Shawn Conley, Jessica Meyer, Brandon Ridenour, Steven Snowden,and Daniel Bernard Roumain paired with the group’s favorite works of Armenian folk music, Piazzolla, Barber, and Radiohead. Travel the world through the music they love!

SYBARITE5 musicians:

Sami Merdinian, violin

Sarah Whitney, violin

Angela Pickett, viola

Laura Metcalf, cello

Louis Levitt, bass