Catalyst Quartet
Harlem Quartet

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 6:00 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

A pair of dynamic young American quartets come together in their Society debuts. Sphinx Competition laureates, they present a program featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s famed octet and the world premiere of Kenji Bunch’s the still, small voice, a PCMS-commissioned octet based on Whitman’s poem Election Day, November, 1884.

Montgomery: Strum [Arr.]
Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet
Bunch: the still, small voice  World Premiere/PCMS Commission*
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

*This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Copyright © 2020 by Kenji Bunch Music Publishing (ASCAP). All Rights Reserved. Sole Agent: Bill Holab Music.