Quatuor Ébène

Saturday, April 06, 2024 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

$30.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

This concert is supported in part by Dr. Jeffrey L. Hough.

Over the past two decades, French ensemble Quatuor Ébène has thrilled audiences with performances ranging from the complete Beethoven cycle to forays into Left Bank jazz. The ensemble’s telepathic understanding, artistic daring, and musical individuality make for edge-of-the-seat concert experiences, intensely focused and touched by visionary insights.

Haydn: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 20, No. 3
Bartók: Quartet No. 3
Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887

Running time: 1 hour and 45 minutes (including intermission) 

The Artist(s)

Quatuor Ebène
Quatuor Ebène
"We need the inspiration from the audience" said cellist Raphaël Merlin in an interview with the NZZ in Spring 2020. This was one of the central ideas of Quatuor Ébène's "Beethoven Around the World" project. Between May 2019 and January 2020 the quartet recorded Beethoven's 16 string quartets in a worldwide project on 6 continents; Philadelphia's Perelman Theater was the space they chose to represent North America.… Read More


Quatuor Ébène | Bartók: Quartet No. 1
Quatuor Ébène w/ Frans Helmerson | Schubert: String Quintet in C Major
Pre-Concert Talk

Laughing, Crying and Dancing with Haydn, Schubert and Bartok with Karl Middleman at 6:30pm, Comcast Circle
Karl Middleman explores the wide emotional terrain and unbridled physicality of these three masterpieces.