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Guarneri Quartet w/ Teng Li, viola

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Mozart: Quintet in C Major, K. 515
Dvorák: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, B. 179, “American

Guarneri Quartet

Guarneri Quartet

The Guarneri Quartet's roots date to the 1964 Marlboro Festival, where as individual musicians they appeared with various ensembles and with pianist Rudolf Serkin. At the urging of violinist Alexander Schneider, the group collectively agreed to form a string quartet, taking their name from the famous Italian family of violin makers. It quickly achieved critical.

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Teng Li, viola

Teng Li made a splash when she hit the Toronto music scene in 2004 by landing the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) Principal Viola position at the astonishing age of 21. TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian describes her as “an extraordinary talent”. Highlight performance repertoire include Takemitsu’s A String Around Autumn, Bartok’s Viola Concerto, Berlioz’s Harold.

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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.…more info