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Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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For three decades, the Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) has set the standard for expression and virtuosity among guitar ensembles. The members’ acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at the music of the past while their interpretations from the contemporary realm continually break new ground. For its PCMS debut, the LAGQ offers a varied program of classical favorites, world music-inspired excursions, and Pat Metheny’s Road to the Sun. Written for LAGQ in 2016 by the legendary jazz musician, this monumental work is an inspiring fusion of classical structure and jazz grooves, tracing a broad dramatic arc and emotional journey.

Program to include music from the time of Cervantes, works by Bach, Houghton, and Metheny, and a selection of Brazilian pieces


Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society

Co-Presented with the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

The Grammy Award-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is one of the most multifaceted groups in any genre. The LAGQ is comprised of four uniquely accomplished musicians bringing a new energy to the concert stage with programs ranging from Bluegrass to Bach. They consistently play to sold-out houses world-wide. Their inventive, critically acclaimed transcriptions 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