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Musicians from Marlboro I

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 8:00 PM

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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“What, exactly, are they putting in the water at the Marlboro Music Festival?” wondered a Washington Post reviewer after a Musicians from Marlboro tour. “Not only is the virtuosity of Musicians from Marlboro consistently jaw-dropping, but the freshness, rich imagination and sheer vitality of their playing is enough to make even the most jaded concertgoer edge to the front of his seat.” This season’s first tour from “the classical world’s most coveted retreat” (New Yorker) offers a selection of works for piano, strings and winds and features Joshua Smith, the principal flutist of the Cleveland Orchestra.

Joshua Smith, flute; Francisco Fullana, violin; Maiya Papach, viola; Deborah Pae, cello; Cynthia Raim, piano

Schubert: String Trio in B-flat Major, D. 471
Haydn: Flute Trio in D Major, Hob. XV:16
Reger: Serenade in G Major, Op. 141a
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47

Cynthia Raim, piano

A native of Detroit, Cynthia Raim graduated from the Curtis Institute in 1977 after studying with Rudolf Serkin and Mieczyslaw Horszowski. Her awards include first prize at the Clara Haskil International Piano Competition, the Pro Musicis Award, first prize at the J.S. Bach International Piano Competition, first prize at the Three Rivers National Piano Competition and the.

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Musicians from Marlboro

Musicians from Marlboro, the touring extension of the renowned Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont, offers exceptional young musicians from the summer Festival together with seasoned artists in chamber music programs of rarely heard works and masterpieces of varied instrumentation.  Each year, more than twenty five outstanding artists take time from their regular activities to bring.

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Joshua Smith, flute

Grammy-nominated flutist Joshua Smith captivates audiences with his “superlative control” and “breathtaking sensitivity”. Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as “undoubtedly one of the most scrupulously artistic and versatile flutists in our midst”, he came to national attention at the age of 20 when he was appointed principal flute of The Cleveland Orchestra and welcomed by.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of paintings.…more info