Apollon Musagète Quartet
With Garrick Ohlsson
2021.02.18 |
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Stude Concert Hall, Shepherd School of Music,
Rice University
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PROGRAM

Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Quartet No. 1 in G minor/B♭, D18
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Quartet in D, Op. 71/2
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

PERFORMERS

Paweł Zalejski, violin                                     

Bartosz Zachłod, violin

Piotr Szumieł, viola

Piotr Skweres, cello

Guest Artist: Garrick Ohlsson, piano

This Polish string quartet has gained international prominence from its dynamic, charismatic, and creative performances.  Combining talents with the legendary pianist, Garrick Ohlsson, the ensemble will perform Shostakovich’s introspective and lyrical piano quintet.  Recognized for his performances with the Houston Symphony, Ohlsson brings his technical prowess to this glorious quintet, known for its clarity of texture.

If Apollo had played the violin instead of the lyre, this is exactly how it would have sounded.”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

 


“…Ohlsson’s every phrase illuminated important aspects of this rich body of piano music, amplifying the sheer joy…”   

San Diego Story

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