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Pacifica Quartet w/ Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 44, No. 1

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Ornstein: Piano Quintet
Beethoven: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 w/ GroíŸe Fuge, Op. 133

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Richard Wernick.

Pacifica Quartet

Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature over the past two decades as one of the finest chamber ensembles performing today. The Pacifica tours extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia, performing regularly in the world’s major concert halls. Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana.

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Marc-André Hamelin, piano

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin is known worldwide for his unrivalled blend of consummate musicianship and brilliant technique in the great works of the established repertoire, as well as for his intrepid exploration of the rarities of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries – in concert and on disc. Among his summer 2017 concerts were the Brahms D major.

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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