Takács Quartet

Friday, March 12, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

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About This Performance

A Society favorite for nearly three decades, the peerless Takács Quartet opens its program with the second of Mozart’s “Haydn” Quartets and continues with Dutilleux’s daring and impressionistic Ainsi la nuit, the seven movements of which make striking demands on each player. Concluding the evening is Brahms’s cheerful Quartet in B-flat Major, the composer’s personal favorite of the more lighthearted works that he wrote in the summer of 1875.

Mozart: Quartet in D Minor, K. 421
Dutilleux: Ainsi la nuit
Brahms: Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 67

The Artist(s)

Takacs Quartet
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

Takács Quartet | Mozart String Quartet No. 19 in C Major "Dissonance"
Johannes Brahms—String Quintets—Takács Quartet, Lawrence Power (viola)
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