The Johannes Quartet consists of four outstanding musicians who take time away from their busy careers to pursue their love of the string quartet literature. This quartet brings together Peter Stumpf, the principal cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Choong-Jin (C.J.) Chang, the principal viola of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Soovin Kim, the first American to.
Roberto Díaz is former principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and President of the Curtis Institute of Music. As a renowned recitalist and professor of viola at Curtis, he follows in the footsteps of renowned soloist/directors such as Rudolf Serkin and Gary Graffman. In addition to regular recitals, he is frequently heard as a member of the.
Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating. All concerts at this venue are general admission seating. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building. Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade, and an impressive collection of paintings. It… more info
Beethoven: “Kakadu” Variations, Op. 121a Adès: Arcadiana Fauré: Piano Trio in D Minor, Op. 120 Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2 This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Richard Freedman.
Hindemith: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 30 Capanna: String Trio [Philadelphia Premiere] Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 w/ Große Fuge, Op. 133 This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 1:45 PM with Robert Capanna.