Takács Quartet

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

“The consummate artistry of the Takács Quartet is simply breathtaking… the best I have ever heard” (The Guardian). Formed in Budapest in 1975, the Takács has become a Philadelphia favorite for its unique blend of drama, warmth, humor, and precision, combining four distinct and compelling musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire.

Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1
Shostakovich: Quartet No. 4, Op. 83
Grieg: Quartet in G Minor, Op. 27

The Artist(s)

Takács Quartet
The New York Times recently lauded the Takács Quartet for “revealing the familiar as unfamiliar, making the most traditional of works feel radical once more”, and the Financial Times described a recent concert at the Wigmore Hall: “Even in the most fiendish repertoire these players show no fear, injecting the music with a heady sense of freedom.… Read More

Videos

Takacs Quartet play Maurice Ravel Allegro moderato – très doux 1st mvt at CPR Classical
Takács Quartet - String Quartet No. 13 (II. Presto) - Beethoven
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR
Pre-Concert Lecture

With Alexander deVaron at 6:30 pm

Master Classes

The Takács Quartet will give a master class for students at Temple Music Prep (1515 Market Street, Room 222) on Saturday, March 16, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm.