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Danish Quartet

Thursday, April 05, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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The famed foursome from Denmark returns to PCMS with a new program entitled The Hunt. “Hear the horns calling through the centuries,” writes the Quartet of this innovative program. “It’s all about hunting, from Haydn and Mozart classical imitations of hunting trips to Brahms’s large-scale last string quartet to Jörg Widmann’s Jagdquartett, where the poor cellist has to play the hunted fox, who finally gets shot in the end.”

Haydn: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1, La Chasse
Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458, Hunt
Widmann: Jagdquartett
Brahms: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67


This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Steven Kreinberg

Danish Quartet

The Danish Quartet has reached incredible heights in the course of its 10 years of existence. In January 2012 the quartet was appointed to the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two programme begin- ning with the 2013-2014 season. This achievement comes as the last in a row of distinguished accomplishments. In 2009 the.

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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