Formed at Juilliard in 2008, the Tesla Quartet – cellist Serafim Smigelskiy, violist Edwin Kaplan and violinists Ross Snyder and Michelle Lie – is a young chamber music ensemble that has snagged prizes at music competitions and festivals all over the world, including the Gold Medal at the 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. They will put in an appearance at the Church of the Holy Cross at 30 Pine Grove Avenue in Kingston, this Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m., the latest program in the 49th annual concert season presented by the Ulster Chamber Music Series.
Sunday’s program, “Vigil,” will consist of Mozart’s String Quartet in D minor, K. 421; Kevin Puts’ Dark Vigil; and Sibelius’ String Quartet in D minor, Op. 56, “Voces Intimae.” Tickets cost $25 general admission, $20 for seniors; youth aged 18 and under get in free. To reserve, call (845) 340-9434 or visit www.ulsterchambermusicseries.org; tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.