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Philadelphia Chamber Music Society

Hagen Quartet

Feb 28, 2017
8:00 PM

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Beethoven: Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2

Bartók: Quartet No. 3


Brahms: Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2

 Consisting of three siblings and the violinist Rainer Schmidt, this Salzburg quartet makes “music that challenges convention… with a beauty that brings you to your knees” (Hamburger Abendblatt). Having recorded the Beethoven quartets over the better part of three decades, the Hagens apply their singular sound—lean and direct, with fleet tempos and less vibrato—to the master’s graceful Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2 and foundational works by Bartók and Brahms.

Perelman Theater

Inside the Kimmel Center

300 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Run Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes