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Montrose Trio w/ Kazuhide Isomura, viola

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87 - i. Allegro con fuocco

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Martin Beaver and Clive Greensmith are well known to PCMS audiences from their years in the Tokyo String Quartet, one of the supreme ensembles of our time. While the Tokyo gave its final performances in 2013, these two vibrant chamber musicians have since teamed up with pianist Jon Kimura Parker in a new piano trio that showcases their impeccable playing and captivating performance style. With former Tokyo Quartet violist Kazuhide Isomura joining the group for DvoÅ™ák’s E-flat Major Piano Quartet, PCMS offers a rare opportunity to hear three members of this venerable group together again.

Beethoven: Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
Lee: Piano Trio No. 2, "Temple Visions" [Philadelphia Premiere - PCMS Co-Commission]
DvoÅ™ák: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 87

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45pm with Richard Freedman

Montrose Trio

Accomplished soloists and chamber musicians Jon Kimura Parker, Martin Beaver and Clive Greensmith join forces to offer an exciting new piano trio that will showcase their impeccable playing and captivating performance style. A veteran of the international concert stage, Jon Kimura Parker has performed as guest soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, toured.

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Kazuhide Isomura, viola

Violist Kazuhide Isomura is a founding member of the Tokyo String Quartet. He is a graduate of the Toho Academy, where he studied with Jeanne Isnard, Kenji Kobayashi and Hideo Saito. Upon his arrival in the USA, he became assistant concert master of the Nashville Symphony, but his love for chamber music and the violin.

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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