Muir String Quartet performs Beethoven at RIC, Nov. 5  

Muir String Quartet will perform the fourth a six-part Beethoven Cycle in a Performing Arts Series concert on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Nazarian Center’s Sapinsley Hall.

The performance will include String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 95; String Quartet in B-flat Major Op.18, No. 6; and String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132.

In residence at Boston University since 1983, the Muir String Quartet has been nominated for and won several music industry awards including a Grammy nomination and a Grammy award for its work. 

The quartet performs benefit work for Classics for Kids  Foundation, which offers matching grants in support of strings programs nationwide. Muir’s latest endeavor is performing as part of the newly formed Montana Chamber Music Society, the first such statewide society in America.

More information on the Muir String Quartet can be found at

For over 50 years, the Performing Arts Series at Rhode Island College has offered the surrounding community an opportunity to see performances of an international caliber at affordable prices.

Tickets for Muir String Quartet are $35. Discounts are available for seniors, children and RIC faculty/staff/students/alumni. Purchase tickets in advance with Visa, MasterCard or Discover by calling (401) 456-8144 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; online at; or at the box office in the lobby of the appropriate performance venue, which will open for sales two hours before the performance begins.