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Elias Quartet w/ Jonathan Biss, piano

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Elias - Mozart


“Poetic, charismatic and virtuosic” (Sunday Telegraph), the Elias Quartet combines youthful élan with a musical intelligence beyond their years. The London foursome’s latest collaboration with Jonathan Biss—a “virtuoso and poetic pianist of the first order” (Chicago Sun-Times)—promises “playing of wonderful exuberance and fire” (Guardian).

Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 458, Hunt
Kurtág: Six moments musicaux
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

Elias Quartet

The Elias Quartet take their name from Mendelssohn’s oratorio, Elijah, of which Elias is in its German form. The Quartet was formed in 1998 at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where they worked closely with the late Dr. Christopher Rowland. They also spent a year studying at the Hochschule in Cologne with.

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Jonathan Biss, piano

Jonathan Biss

Pianist Jonathan Biss shares his talent, passion, and intellectual curiosity with classical music lovers in the concert hall and beyond. Over nearly two decades on the concert stage, he has forged relationships with the New York Philharmonic; the Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Philharmonia orchestras; the Boston, Chicago, and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras; and the Leipzig Gewandhaus,.

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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