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Musicians from Marlboro II

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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The Musicians from Marlboro touring program offers “exactly the type of concert that the classical scene needs more of” (Boston Musical Intelligencer). The second of three programs this year from classical music’s “life-giving spring” (New York Times) spotlights Nicholas Phan—“one of the most eloquently communicative tenors on the scene today” (Baltimore Sun) —in a performance of Vaughan Williams’ On Wenlock Edge. Using poetry from A.E. Housman’s quintessentially English collection A Shropshire Lad, Vaughan Williams’ cycle is simultaneously sophisticated and down-to-earth, ingenious in its instrumental effects and straightforward in setting the texts.

Nicholas Phan, tenor; Michelle Ross, violin; Carmit Zori, violin; Rebecca Albers, viola; Alice Yoo, cello; Lydia Brown, piano

Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5, Hob. III:79
Beethoven: Irish Songs, WoO 152 [Sel.]
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, Razumovsky

Carmit Zori, violin

At the recommendation of Isaac Stern and Alexander Schneider, violinist Carmit Zori came to the United States from her native Israel at the age of fifteen to study with Ivan Galamian, Jaime Laredo and Arnold Steinhardt at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.  Ms. Zori is the recipient of a Levintritt Foundation Award, a Pro Musicis International Award, and the top prize in the.

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Lydia Brown, piano

Pianist Lydia Brown has performed extensively as a soloist and collaborative pianist throughout the world. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, she currently serves as assistant conductor at The Metropolitan Opera. Ms. Brown won the Second Prize of the 1996 New Orleans International Piano Competition and was honored as an NFAA Presidential.

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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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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