Aizuri Quartet
Marcy Rosen, cello

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Note: This performance was originally scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6. Tickets to the original date will gain you entrance to this recital. 

For its PCMS return, the Aizuri offers a soulful and beautiful collection of songs from diverse time periods, traditions, and styles arranged for quartet. Celebrating music as the most direct mode of human expression, this inventive program includes a suite of works by Komitas (Armenian folk songs), Rhiannon Giddens, and Florence Price, plus a new work featuring Aizuri cellist Karen Ouzounian on vocals.

Song Emerging
Kurtág: Officium Breve in memoriam A. Szervánsky, Op. 28
Aizuri Song Book: Selections TBA
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

The Alexander Schneider Concert

This concert is supported in part by Grant Greapentrog

The Artist(s)

Aizuri Qt
Aizuri Quartet
Praised by The Washington Post for “captivating” performances that draw from its notable “meld of intellect, technique and emotions,” the Aizuri Quartet was awarded the Grand Prize and the CAG Management Prize at the 2018 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, along with top prizes at the 2017 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan, and the 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in London.… Read More
Marcy Rosen, cello
Marcy Rosen has established herself as one of the most important and respected artists of our day. Los Angeles Times music critic Herbert Glass has called her "one of the intimate art's abiding treasures." She has performed in recital and with orchestra throughout Canada, England, France, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, and all fifty of the United States.… Read More

Videos

Aizuri Quartet: M-Prize Grand Prize Winner (2018)
Aizuri Quartet performs Lembit Beecher's "Sophia's Wide Awake Dreams”
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR