DaPonte String Quartet kicks off its 28th year with a series that features works by Shostakovich, Bartók and Haydn.

The concerts will be presented on Saturday, March 9, in Georgetown, at Robinhood Free Meetinghouse at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 16, in Rockport, at the Opera House at 2 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, in Damariscotta, at the Lincoln Theatre at 2 p.m.; Thursday, March 21, in Portland, at the Jewish Museum at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 23, in Boothbay Harbor, at St. Columba’s Church at 2 p.m.; and Sunday, March 24, in Brunswick, at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 2 p.m.

For more information, and to buy tickets, visit www.DaPonte.org or call 529-4555.