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Friday, May 13, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Elgar: String Serenade

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Comprised of 17 leading soloists and chamber musicians of today’s younger generation (many of whom are principals in major American orchestras), this “exciting, conductor-less band of strings (New Yorker) combines the power and expansiveness of a great orchestral ensemble with the personal involvement and spontaneity of chamber music. Of special note on this program is a world premiere by Pierre Jalbert, the celebrated American composer who The New Yorker calls “an acknowledged chamber-music master.”

Mozart: Adagio and Fugue in C Minor, K. 546 [Arr.]
Jalbert: String Theory for string orchestra [World Premiere - PCMS Commission]
Elgar: Serenade in E Minor, Op. 20
Britten: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 36 [Arr.]

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45pm with James Primosch


The critically acclaimed East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) is a collective of dynamic like-minded artists who convene for select periods each year to explore musical works and perform concerts of the highest artistic quality. Drawing from some of the world’s finest orchestras, chamber groups, and young soloists, ECCO strives for vitality and musical integrity; a.

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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