Vertavo Quartet

Sunday, December 05, 2021 - 3:00 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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About This Performance

A national treasure in their native Norway, the Vertavo Quartet has firmly established itself as one of today’s most exciting ensembles. Experience their “flair, physicality, and communicative urgency” (Daily Telegraph) in a debut program that includes Sibelius’s only string quartet—a stunning work subtitled “Intimate Voices” or “Inner Voices,” marking a “conversational quality” and “inwardness” of the music. The composer wrote about his work in a letter to his wife: “It turned out as something wonderful. The kind of thing that brings a smile to your lips at the hour of death. I will say no more.”

Haydn: Quartet in D Minor, Op. 103
Sibelius: Quartet in D Minor, Op. 56, Voces Intimae
Dvořák: Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, American

The Artist(s)

Vertavo Quartet
Vertavo Quartet
The Vertavo Quartet is internationally recognized as one of the most masterful string quartets playing today. Since their formation in Norway in 1984, their dynamic and deeply thoughtful performances have captivated audiences. In June 2005, the quartet was honored with the Grieg-Prize: a prize bestowed on artists of high international standing and whose former recipients include Leif Ove Andsnes,… Read More

Videos

Vertavo String Quartet live from the Concertgebouw
Verdi / Sibelius: String Quartets by Vertavo String Quartet
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR