Musicians from Marlboro I

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 7:30 PM
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

The Musicians from Marlboro touring program offers “exactly the type of concert that the classical scene needs more of” (Boston Musical Intelligencer). The first touring ensemble this season from classical music’s “life-giving spring” (New York Times) presents Viola, Viola by 2022 Marlboro Composer-in-Residence George Benjamin alongside Felix Mendelssohn’s exuberant E-flat Major Quartet and Lyric for Strings by George Walker, the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

Maria Ioudenitch & Claire Bourg, violin; Beth Guterman Chu & Hayang Park, viola; Christoph Richter, cello

Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, No. 1
Benjamin: Viola, Viola
Walker: String Quartet No. 1 [excerpt]: Slow Dance (original version of Lyric for Strings)
Mendelssohn: Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 44, No. 3

Running time: 1 hour and 40 minutes (including intermission) 

Watch the livestreamed concert via the video player below.

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The Artist(s)

Musicians from Marlboro
Musicians from Marlboro, the touring extension of the renowned Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont, features 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 25 outstanding artists take time from their regular activities to bring Musicians from Marlboro concerts to cities around the country.… Read More


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