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Johannes Quartet

Sunday, March 04, 2018 - 3:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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“The Johannes is all I could ever dream of in a string quartet,” says no less of an authority than Arnold Steinhardt, first violinist of the legendary Guarneri Quartet. The group of four esteemed artists has become a Philadelphia favorite in over 15 years of inspired music-making. Its annual appearance with the Society culminates in Beethoven’s Op. 131 quartet perhaps the most emotionally penetrating and greatest of all string quartets.

Mozart: Quartet in D Major, K. 499, Hoffmeister
Ravel: Quartet in F Major
Beethoven: Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131

Johannes Quartet

The Johannes Quartet consists of four outstanding musicians who take time away from their busy careers to pursue their love of the string quartet literature. This quartet brings together Soovin Kim, the first American to win the Paganini Violin Competition in 24 years; Julianne Lee, Assistant Principal Second Violin of the Boston Symphony; C.J. Chang, the Principal viola of the.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of paintings.…more info