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Juilliard Quartet w/ Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 3:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Juilliard Quartet - Beethoven

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Widely considered the quintessential American string quartet, the Juilliard has long been recognized for the boldness of its interpretations of the classics with an equal and parallel practice of championing the new. Following a newly-commissioned quartet by Lembit Beecher, Canadian piano titan Marc-André Hamelin joins the Juilliard for one of the best examples of late Romantic chamber music: Dvořák’s richly melodic Quintet in A Major, Op. 81.

Beethoven: Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
Beecher: Quartet [Philadelphia Premiere]
Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81

Pre-concert lecture w/ Truman Bullard at 1:45 pm

Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is known worldwide for his unrivaled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique in the great works of the established repertoire, as well as for his intrepid exploration of the rarities of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries – in concert and on disc. Among his summer 2017 concerts were the Brahms D minor.

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Juilliard Quartet

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

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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