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Brentano Quartet w/ Jonathan Biss, piano

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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The Brentano Quartet and Jonathan Biss unite for a program highlighting Antonín Dvořák. For inspiration, Dvořák often returned to the legends and folklore of his homeland, reveling in the intimate spirit of storytelling. Such qualities abound in his Piano Quintet and enliven it with resplendent rhythms and color.

Dvořák: Two Slavonic Dances [Arr.]
Janáček: On an Overgrown Path [Selection]
Dvořák: Miniatures, Op. 75a
Smetana: Aus der Heimat
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Pre-concert lecture w/ Richard Freedman at 6:30 pm

Brentano Quartet

Since its inception in 1992, the Brentano String Quartet has appeared throughout the world to popular and critical acclaim. “Passionate, uninhibited and spellbinding,” raves the London Independent; the New York Times extols its “luxuriously warm sound [and] yearning lyricism”; the Philadelphia Inquirer praises its “seemingly infallible instincts for finding the center of gravity in every.

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Jonathan Biss, piano

Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical curiosity with classical music lovers in the concert hall and beyond. Over the course of two decades on the concert stage he has forged relationships with the New York Philharmonic; the Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Philharmonia orchestras; the Boston, Chicago, and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras;.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  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.…more info