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Pacifica Quartet w/ Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 - 8:00 PM

The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1

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This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Richard Wernick.

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Pacifica Quartet

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Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature over the past two decades as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. The Pacifica tours extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia, performing regularly in the world’s major concert halls. Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana.

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Marc-André Hamelin, piano

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Pianist Marc-André Hamelin’s unique blend of musicianship and virtuosity brings forth interpretations remarkable for their freedom, originality and prodigious mastery of the piano’s resources. Long known for his bold exploration of unfamiliar pianistic terrain, Mr. Hamelin has increasingly turned his attention to the established masterworks of the piano literature, in performances and recordings of the piano.

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The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

kimmel-center The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony and second balcony levels.  All… more info

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