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Leonidas Kavakos, violin, and Enrico Pace, piano

Monday, February 04, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Bach: Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 - Siciliano

$30.00

Called “The Violinist of Violinists” by The Strad, the dazzling Kavakos has established himself as an artist of rare quality, known for his superb musicianship and the integrity of his playing. “Kavakos’s violin-playing has always been astoundingly virtuosic and blazingly insightful … if his ideas inspire his playing, I’m happy to admit Kavakos to the pantheon of musician-philosophers” (The Guardian).

Beethoven: Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 23
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata in F Minor, Op. 80
Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1
Enescu: Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 25

Pre-concert lecture w/ Catherine Hughes at 6:30 pm

Leonidas Kavakos will give a master class for students at Curtis Institute of Music (Field Hall) on Sunday, February 3, 11 am - 1 pm.

Leonidas Kavakos, violin

Leonidas Kavakos is recognized across the world as a violinist and artist of rare quality, known at the highest level for his virtuosity, superb musicianship and the integrity of his playing. He works with the world’s greatest orchestras and conductors and is an exclusive artist with Decca Classics. The three important mentors in his life.

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Enrico Pace, piano

Enrico Pace was born in 1967 in Rimini, Italy. He studied the piano with Franco Scala, first at the Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro and later at the Accademia Pianistica Incontri col Maestro in Imola. He also studied conducting and composition. He has won first prizes at the International Yamaha Competition in Stresa in 1987 and.

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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