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Takács Quartet

Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Schubert: String Quartet #14 In D Minor, D 810, "Death & The Maiden"

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“There is no finer ensemble in the world, expressively and technically” than the Takács Quartet (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Formed in Budapest in 1975, it has become a Philadelphia favorite for its unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.

Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 76, No. 3, Emperor
Debussy: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
Beethoven: Quartet in F Major, Op. 59, No. 1

 

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45pm with Suhnne Ahn

Takács Quartet

The Takács Quartet was formed in 1975 at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest by Gabor Takács-Nagy, Károly Schranz, Gabor Ormai and András Fejér while all four were students. It first received international attention in 1977, winning First Prize and the Critics’ Prize at the International String Quartet Competition in Evian, France. The quartet made its North.

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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.  All…more info