Hagen Quartet

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

A connoisseur’s ideal of intuitive playing and pure musical focus, the Hagen Quartet has been called “the pinnacle of musicality” (Die Presse). This astounding foursome (three of whom are siblings) has performed to sold-out houses in its previous half dozen PCMS concerts and here applies its singular sound—lean and direct, with fleet tempos and restrained vibrato—to masterworks by Mozart and Shostakovich.

Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 589
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 9, Op. 117
Mozart: Quartet in F Major, K. 590

The Artist(s)

Hagen Quartet
The Hagen Quartet has attained an unparalleled position among the finest ensembles of our time, having been declared “the pinnacle of musicality” (Die Presse). For nearly four decades, the Hagen has performed throughout the world and amassed a storied discography of nearly fifty recordings. Based in Salzburg, the Hagen Quartet will celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2021. … Read More


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