Jonathan Biss, piano
“…unerring sophistication…close to perfection.” – Alex Ross, The New Yorker
Principal strings of the NY Philharmonic
ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE
|Antonin Dvořàk||Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 (American)||Program Notes|
|George Gershwin||Lullaby for string quartet||Program Notes|
|Sir Edward Elgar||Quintet in A minor, Op. 84 for piano and strings||Program Notes|
On November 20, the internationally celebrated pianist Jonathan Biss will partner with the incomparable principal string players of the New York Philharmonic: concertmaster Frank Huang, principal associate concertmaster Sheryl Staples, principal violist Cynthia Phelps, and principal cellist Carter Brey. Their “English-speaking” program will include Dvořák‘s luminous American Quartet, Gershwin’s charming Lullaby, and Elgar’s lushly romantic quintet for piano and strings.