Esme Quartet makes debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Esme Quartet on Friday, March 18 at the Samueli Theater beginning at 8 p.m. The Esme Quartet features Wonhee Bae, violin; Yuna Ha, violin; Jiwon Kim, viola and Ye-Eun Heo, cello. They will be joined for their Center debut by composer Soo Yeon Lyuh playing the haegeum. The program includes Lyuh’s Yessori: A Fantasia for Haegeum; Debussy String Quartet and Beethoven: String Quartet, Op. 59, No. 2.

Esme Quartet makes debut quartet

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Esme Quartet

Based in Germany, the award-winning Esme Quartet has rapidly gained a worldwide reputation as a chamber ensemble of exceptional artistry and achievement. Formed in 2016 at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne, Germany by four Korean musicians, friends since their youth, the ensemble has been praised for its warm sound and powerful stage presence. With shared common interests and passions in music, the arts and life, the quartet brings together the performers’ brilliant and distinct musical personalities to form a cohesive, close-knit group that is passionately dedicated to the string quartet repertoire. 

Single tickets start at $29 and are now available online at, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket discounts for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236. 

Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa.