Belcea Quartet

Friday, October 20, 2023 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Brodsky Series. You can subscribe to this series, Build Your Own subscription, or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

“The Belceas still play like a young quartet, seizing the music’s energy, shocking us out of our seats with every fortissimo” (The Guardian). One of the leading string quartets of its generation, the London-based foursome opens its latest PCMS program with quartets by Beethoven and Bartók before concluding with Debussy’s sensual and singular String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10.

Beethoven: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Bartók: Quartet No. 1
Debussy: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10

The Artist(s)

Belcea Quartet
As the London Times wrote in the Spring of 2019, the musicians of the Belcea Quartet are not confined by traditional boundaries. The two founding members, the Romanian violinist Corina Belcea and the Polish violist Krzysztof Chorzelski, brought a very different artistic provenance to the ensemble in 1994, which was expanded by the French musicians Axel Schacher (violin) and Antoine Lederlin (violoncello).… Read More


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