Parker Quartet
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Efe Baltacıgil, cello

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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This concert is part of Chamber Music Series B. You can also Build Your Own Subscription or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of this Grammy Award-winning ensemble. For its return appearance with PCMS, the Parker is joined by celebrated guest artists, Kim Kashkashian and Efe Baltacıgil, to explore two works written at the peak of late Romantic expression.

Strauss: Capriccio for String Sextet
Brahms: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4

The Artist(s)

Parker Quartet
Parker Quartet
Inspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished, expansive colors, the group has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation, dedicated purely to the sound and depth of their music. The Quartet has appeared at the world’s most important venues since its founding in 2002.… Read More
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Violist and 2012 Grammy Award winner Kim Kashkashian has established herself as one of the most accomplished artists of her generation. Inspiring worldwide critical acclaim, she has been hailed by The San Francisco Chronicle as "an artist who combines a probing, restless musical intellect with enormous beauty of tone." The New York Times has joined in these accolades,… Read More
Efe Baltacıgil, cello
Principal Cello of the Seattle Symphony since fall 2011, Efe Baltacıgil was previously Associate Principal Cello of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 2003. Baltacıgil has participated in Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project and performed a Brahms Sextet with Itzhak Perlman, Midori, Yo-Yo Ma, Pinchas Zukerman, and Jessica Thompson at Carnegie Hall. He has also performed the Schumann Cello Concerto with the Curtis Chamber Orchestra,… Read More

Videos

Beethoven String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 - Parker Quartet
Schubert Quartet No. 13 in A minor "Rosamunde" D. 804 - Parker Quartet
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