Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Pamela Frank, violin
Tabea Zimmermann, viola

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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This concert is part of the Musical Fund Society Series. You can also Build Your Own Subscription or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale September 8.

About This Performance

Our annual concert collaboration with the esteemed Curtis Institute of Music spotlights the Curtis Chamber Orchestra with beloved Curtis alumna and violin faculty member Pamela Frank and acclaimed violist Tabea Zimmermann. This conductor-less program opens with Mozart’s magnificent Sinfonia Concertante, followed by Britten’s moving Lachrymae (based on John Dowland’s song Flow my tears) and Tchaikovsky’s beloved Serenade for Strings.

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364
Britten: Lachrymae, Op. 48a
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48

The Artist(s)

Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Part of the renowned Curtis Institute of Music, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra draws its members from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and has performed under the batons of Christoph Eschenbach, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle and Wolfgang Sawallisch, among others. Since Curtis on Tour was established in 2008, students, faculty, and alumni have performed more than 200 concerts in over 90 cities in Europe,… Read More
Pamela Frank, violin
Pamela Frank has established an outstanding international reputation across an unusually varied range of performing activity. As a soloist she has performed with leading orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Berlin Philharmonic and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic. Ms. Frank performed regularly with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra,… Read More
Tabea Zimmermann
Tabea Zimmermann, viola
For many years, Tabea Zimmermann has been regarded as one of the most renowned musicians of our time. Audiences and fellow musicians value her charismatic personality and deep musical understanding. Her chamber music performances this season include trio concerts with Jörg Widmann and Dénes Várjon as well as Daniel Sepec and Jean-Guihen Queyras, and with Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Adam Walker as well as in duo recitals with the pianists Cédric Tiberghien,… Read More

Videos

About Curtis
Sir András Schiff and Tabea Zimmermann - Brahms: Sonata for alto and piano No. 1
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR