Restoration Concert Returns Nov. 21

First published in the Nov. 12 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.

The South Pasadena Friends of the Library will host its upcoming Restoration Concert on Sunday, Nov. 21, at 4 p.m. in the Library Community Room.
The program will feature the New Hollywood String Quartet, “Things Unseen” by Jeff Beal and Dvorak String Quartet, in F major Op. 96, “American Quartet.”

Tickets will be sold in person for $20. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and a valid identification must be shown at the door and face masks must be worn at all times.
The New Hollywood String Quartet had its debut concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 9, 2001, and has been performing to critical acclaim ever since. Inspired by the great Hollywood String Quartet from more than half a century ago, the current members of the NHSQ are likewise considered premiere performers of their generation. Individually, and together as one of the top string quartets in Southern California, they are well known guests at many of the most prestigious concert series in Los Angeles and its surroundings.
Series tickets for the remainder of the season (six concerts) are now available for $72. They can be purchased online at For additional information, email
The Restoration Concerts Committee of the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library has a goal to bring world-class music at an affordable price to the concertgoers in South Pasadena and surrounding communities.
The net proceeds from the concerts go toward restorations, enhancements and other benefits to the South Pasadena Library and Community Room.