Anthony Marwood, violin
Mélanie Clapiès, violin
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Peter Stumpf, cello

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 6:00 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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About This Performance

Two of Europe’s premier violinists debut with PCMS favorites Huang and Stumpf in an evening devoted to Haydn’s complete Op. 20 Quartets. Of this illustrious set, musicologist Sir Donald Francis Tovey wrote “there is perhaps no single or sextuple opus in the history of instrumental music which has achieved so much… every page is of historic and aesthetic importance.”

Two-part, all-Haydn program

Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 20, No. 1
Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2
Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3

Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4
Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
Quartet in A Major, Op. 20, No. 6

The Artist(s)

Anthony Marwood
Anthony Marwood, violin
British violinist Anthony Marwoodappointed an MBE in the Queen’s 2018 New Year’s Honors List, is known worldwide as an artist of exceptional expressive force. His energetic and collaborative nature places him in great demand as soloist/director with chamber orchestras worldwide. He is Principal Artistic Partner of the celebrated Canadian chamber orchestra, Les Violons du Roy,… Read More
Melanie Clapies
Mélanie Clapiès, violin
Born in Paris, Mélanie Clapiès is a violinist who cultivates a unique solo and chamber music career worldwide. A versatile and fluid artist, her collaborators have included musicians such as Anthony Marwood, Roger Tapping, and John Myerscough, Pavel Vernikov, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Victor Julien-Laferrière, Adam Laloum, and Guillaume Vincent. In 2012, she founded the annual chamber music festival “En attendant…” in Burgundy,… Read More
Hsin-Yun Huang, viola
Violist Hsin-Yun Huang has forged a career performing on international concert stages, commissioning and recording new works, and nurturing young musicians. Recent highlights include performances for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the 92nd Street Y, Chamber Music Columbus, and the Seoul Spring Festival. Ms. Huang has commissioned compositions from Steven Mackey, Shih-Hui Chen,… Read More
Peter Stumpf, cello
Peter Stumpf is professor of cello at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Prior to his appointment, he was principal cellist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Stumpf's tenure in Los Angeles followed 12 years as associate principal cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra. His professional orchestral career began at the age of 16 when he joined the cello section of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.… Read More


Mélanie Clapiès String Trio Excerpts
Heinrich I. F. Biber: Battalia Á 10
Social Series

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