Dallas String Quartet Electric kicks off MSU Lyceum Series Tuesday

International music sensation Dallas String Quartet Electric is bringing a fusion of classical music and modern pop to the Bettersworth Auditorium stage Tuesday [Sept. 11] when it opens Mississippi State’s annual Lyceum Series.

Doors to historic Lee Hall’s auditorium open approximately 30 minutes before the curtain rises for the 7 p.m. show, which is part of the university’s long-running performing arts program.

Performing on both traditional and electric strings, DSQ Electric has continued expanding its passionate following on Pandora, Spotify and Sirius XM radio since the 2016 release of the group’s fourth album “DSQ.”

Comprised of composer and violinist Ion Zanca, violinists Eleanor Dunbar and Melissa Priller, bassist Young Heo, guitarist Anthony Plant and percussionist/drummer Efren Guzman, DSQ takes its audience on a journey to the nexus of classical music and modern pop where artists like Beethoven and Bono collide. For more, visit www.dallasstringquartet.com.

Excluding Patti LaBelle’s Nov. 15 concert, individual tickets for Lyceum events are $30 for adults; $25 for MSU employees and senior citizens; and $12 for children age 3-12 or with school I.D./uniform. MSU students with valid student I.D. must purchase tickets to attend LaBelle’s concert, but will be admitted free to all other Lyceum events.

For LaBelle’s performance, general admission individual tickets for the auditorium’s first balcony are $45; $35 on the second balcony. Reserved seating individual tickets for the auditorium’s first floor front section are $65; $55 for the first floor back section.

Ticket purchases may be made online at http://events.msstate.edu. If available, individual tickets may be purchased at the door before each program.

Contributions to the Lyceum Series can be made via the MSU Foundation by contacting Lynn Durr at 662-325-8918.

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Sasha Steinberg | Public Affairs

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