Brentano Quartet
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

“Perfection may be an impossible goal in art, as in life, but the Brentano comes close” (Cleveland Plain Dealer). For its annual appearance with the Society, the Brentano is joined by the magnificent violist Hsin-Yun Huang for Mozart’s String Quintet in C Minor. A later arrangement of the C Minor Wind Serenade, K. 388, this is a seriously intense, compositionally complex work.

Mozart: Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 428
Mozart: String Quintet in C Minor, K. 406
Ravel: Quartet in F Major

The Artist(s)

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”; and the Philadelphia Inquirer praises its “seemingly infallible instincts for finding the center of gravity in every phrase and musical gesture.” Within a few years of its formation,… Read More
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Violist Hsin-Yun Huang has forged a career performing on international concert stages, commissioning and recording new works, and nurturing young musicians. Recent highlights include performances for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Chamber Music Columbus, and the Seoul Spring Festival. Ms. Huang has commissioned compositions from Steven Mackey, Shih-Hui Chen,… Read More


Haydn String Quartet in B minor Op 64 No 2 (Brentano Quartet-Live)
Brentano Quartet: Beethoven String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4, 4th movement
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Truman Bullard at 1:45 pm