Esmé Quartet

Thursday, March 07, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

The Roger & Margaret Berlin Emerging Instrumental Chamber Music Performance

Winners of the 2018 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Esmé Quartet has quickly gained a reputation as one of the most dynamic and multi-faceted string quartets of its generation. Its PCMS debut program opens with the lighthearted sophistication of Haydn’s Joke Quartet followed by Mendelssohn’s Beethoven-influenced Quartet in A Minor and Brahms’s masterful first foray into quartet writing.

Haydn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, Joke
Mendelssohn: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 13
Brahms: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1

The Artist(s)

Esmé Quartet
Esmé Quartet
At home in Germany, the Esmé Quartet is one of the most dynamic and multi-faceted string quartets of its generation, winning audiences and reviewers over with its infectious energy and immaculate ensemble playing. The four South Korean musicians’ ensemble was the first all-female string quartet to win the first prize and four special prizes, including the Mozart and the Beethoven Prize,… Read More


Esmé Quartet | Beethoven: Quartet No. 15 in A Minor, Op. 132
Esmé Quartet| Borodin: String Quartet No. 2