About Omer Quartet
The Omer Quartet returns for their final performance capping its yearlong residency which included classroom-based instruction and performance clinics in Caramoor’s educational outreach program, as well as concerts in Caramoor’s fall and spring seasons. First Prize Winner in the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, the Omer presents the World Premiere of a Caramoor- commissioned quartet by Gabriella Smith, whose work has recently been performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov’ Yiddishbuk, and Brahms’s lighthearted and cheerful Third String Quartet.
“Last year was a big one for the Omer Quartet. The group took second prize in the Trondheim Competition in Norway and first prize in the auditions held by Young Concert Artists. These four musicians, who came together at the Cleveland Institute of Music, certainly rose to the occasion.” — The New York Times
Osvaldo Golijov, Yiddishbbuk
Gabriella Smith, Porcupine Wash (World Premiere, commissioned by Caramoor)
Brahms, String Quartet No. 3 in B-flat Major, Op. 67