Dover Quartet
Escher Quartet

Friday, November 01, 2019 - 7:30 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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Individual tickets to this event go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

Two of America’s brightest young ensembles unite for an evening of 20th century repertoire, including a string octet never before performed on our series. A 45-minute, hyper-romantic work of stunning ambition, Enescu’s C Major Octet combines his burgeoning love for polyphony with sounds that reflect his Romanian heritage.

Britten: Quartet in D Major, Op. 25
Kreisler: Quartet in A Minor
Enescu: String Octet, Op. 7

The Artist(s)

Dover Quartet
The Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition. Recently named the Cleveland Quartet Award winner, and awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Dover has become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world. Hailed as “the next Guarneri Quartet” (Chicago Tribune),… Read More
Escher Quartet
The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its expressive, nuanced performances that combine unusual textural clarity with a rich, blended sound. A former BBC New Generation Artist, the quartet has performed at the BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall and is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall. In its home town of New York, the ensemble serves as Season Artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, … Read More

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