German flute quartet here for concert and classes

Flautando Köln, considered one of the most renown flute groups in Germany, will be in Costa Rica offering classes and giving a public concert.

The group plays music of the 14th century to modern. The flute quartet will be a the Teatro Nacional Thursday at 5 p.m. with selections from Johan Sebastian Bach and Antonio Vivaldi, among others, said the German Embassy. Tickets are just 1,000 colons, about $2.

The group will be at the Colegio Experimental Bilingüe de Palmares Wednesday at 9 a.m. to help students and will give master classes the same day at the Centro Nacional de la Música in Moravia.

The four members of the group are Katharina Hess, Susanne Hochscheid, Ursula Thelen and Kerstin de Witt.

The visit is sponsored by the German company Beyer and the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo.

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