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Bellas Artes Quartet

Bellas Artes Quartet

August 20, Bellas Artes Quartet Concert. 


Cuarteto Bellas Artes was designated in 2022 as a Bellas Artes Quartet by Mexico’s National Institute of Bellas Artes Institute (INBA). The members arose within the Universidad Veracruzana (UV) and since its inception has been made up of the violinists Ilya Ivanov and Carlos Quijano, the viola player Félix Alanís and Manuel Cruz on the cello. All were born in Veracruz, with the exception of Ilya, who is originally from Bulgaria. Carlos, Ilya and Félix are currently members of the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra (OSX), in addition to teaching at the Faculty of Music, while Manuel is a member of the string section at the Popular Music University Orchestra, where he also teaches while pursuing a doctorate.


Ilya Ivanov, violin

Carlos Quijano, violin

Félix Alanís, viola

Manuel Cruz, cello


August 20, 2023
Matinee Concert

Joaquín Turina: La oración del torero, Op. 34

Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101

Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major

August 20, 3:00 pm

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