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Juilliard Quartet w/ Ricardo Morales, clarinet

Sunday, February 24, 2008 - 3:00 PM

Pennsylvania Convention Center Auditorium

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Verdi: String Quartet in E Minor
Carter: String Quartet No. 2
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

Juilliard Quartet

Founded in 1946 by Robert Mann, Robert Koff, Raphael Hillyer, and Arthur Winograd, the ever-evolving Juilliard Quartet has become a living American legend. Widely known as the “quintessential American string quartet,” from the beginning the Juilliard has been recognized for the boldness of its interpretation of the classics, with an equal and parallel tradition of championing the new.

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Ricardo Morales, clarinet

Ricardo Morales has been hailed by The New York Times as having “utterly natural musical grace and the lyricism and breath control of a fine opera singer.” He studied at the Escuela Libra de Musica in his native Puerto Rico and was appointed principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra at the age of 21. Subsequently he joined.

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