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Juilliard Quartet

Friday, November 06, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 - ii. Con moto

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With four Grammy Awards and membership in the Hall of Fame of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Juilliard Quartet has been the gold standard of string quartet playing for seven decades. Its first PCMS appearance of the 2015-16 Season showcases a pair of masterworks alongside a PCMS-commissioned world premiere by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Richard Wernick.

Mozart: Quartet in C Major, K. 465, “Dissonance”
Wernick: Quartet No. 9 [World Premiere - PCMS Commission]
Debussy: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45pm with James Primosch

Juilliard Quartet

With unparalleled artistry and enduring vigor, the Juilliard Quartet continues to inspire audiences around the world with its performances.  Founded in 1946, and widely known as “the quintessential American string quartet,” the Juilliard draws on a deep and vital engagement with the classics, while embracing the mission of championing new works – a vibrant combination of.

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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