About the Performance
The Pavel Haas Quartet with pianist Boris Giltburg are proud to present the U.S. premiere of L’ubica Cekovska’s stunning quartet, The Midsummer Quartet. Paired with works by Pet’r Ilyich Tchaikóvsky and Czech legend Antonín Dvořák, this epic concert will delight and astonish listeners from start to finish.
The prestigious Pavel Haas Quartet has recorded six critically acclaimed CDs and has established themselves as one of the world’s most exciting contemporary chamber ensembles. They will be joined by Boris Giltburg on the Dvořák Quintet. Boris Giltburg is praised for his singing line, variety of touch and broad dynamic palette capable of great surges of energy. (Washington Post)
ČEKOVSKÁ The Midsummer Quartet (2015-16)
RACHMANINOFF Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39, nos. 2, 5, and 6
BEETHOVEN Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3
DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81
Pavel Haas Quartet with pianist Boris Giltburg
Friday, March 6 | 7:30 PM
C. Stephen Metzler Hall at the Folly Theater
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Listen to the Pavel Haas String Quartet
Pavel Haas Quartet performing Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81 (B. 155) - Allegro, ma non tanto with pianist Boris Giltberg