Formosa Quartet
Cynthia Raim, piano

Sunday, April 18, 2021 - 3:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

In its PCMS debut, the Formosa Quartet offers a concert of beloved masterworks and new musical arrangements. Dvořák’s famed “American” quartet opens the program, and Philadelphia favorite Cynthia Raim joins the ensemble to conclude the afternoon with Schumann’s fiery Piano Quintet. The “Formosa Quartet Set” includes a spontaneous combination of pieces in the spirit of world, folk, and jazz music that the musicians themselves have curated for the concert.

Dvořák: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, American
Formosa Quartet Set: Selections TBA
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44

The Roger & Margaret Berlin Emerging Instrumental Chamber Music Performance

The Artist(s)

Formosa Quartet
Formosa Quartet
Winners of both the First Prize and Amadeus Prize at the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition, the Formosa Quartet is “one of the very best quartets of their generation” (David Soyer, cellist, Guarneri Quartet). Hailed as “spellbinding” (The Strad) and “remarkably fine” (Gramophone),… Read More
Cynthia Raim, piano
Cynthia Raim came to international attention when she was unanimously chosen as the First Prize Winner of the 1979 Clara Haskil International Piano Competition in Switzerland, after winning First Prizes in the 1977 Three Rivers National Piano Competition in Pittsburgh and the J. S. Bach International Piano Competition in Washington DC. She has been acclaimed for her concerto,… Read More

Videos

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