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Brentano Quartet w/ Marina Piccinini, flute

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Brentano.Mozart

This concert is part of the Comcast Chamber Music Series

“The Brentano Quartet … is something special. Their music making is private, delicate, and fresh, but by its very intimacy and importance it seizes attention” (New York Times). For over 25 years, the Brentanos have been pushing boundaries with their imaginative programming and dazzling virtuosity qualities that are sure to be enhanced in collaboration with the “incomparable” (Washington Post) flutist Marina Piccinini.

Kernis: Air for Flute and String Quartet [Philadelphia Premiere]
Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K. 465, Dissonance
Mozart: Flute Quartet in C Major, K. 285b
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4

Brentano Quartet

The Brentano Quartet has garnered popular and critical acclaim since its inception in 1992, having performed in many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York; the Library of Congress in Washington; the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; the Konzerthaus in Vienna; Suntory Hall in Tokyo; and the Sydney Opera House..

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Marina Piccinini, flute

Widely recognized as one of the world’s leading flute virtuosos, flutist Marina Piccinini combines flawless technical command, profound interpretive instincts, and a charismatic stage presence–qualities that make each of her performances a memorable event. Since making her acclaimed debuts in New York’s Town Hall, London’s Southbank Centre, and Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Ms. Piccinini has been in demand.

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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.  All…more info