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Music Under Tyranny with Jonathan Palevsky, narrator

Sun, Apr 23, 2023 4:00 PM

Smith Theatre | Horowitz Center HCC

Performance Information

Known for their passion, precision, and tireless quest for perfection, the Jerusalem Quartet is a regular and beloved guest on the world’s great concert stages. In their program for Candlelight, Music Under Tyranny, this world-class ensemble will perform works by Prokofiev, Bartók, and Shostakovich, while exploring the power of music to shine hope and heart into the darkest corners of the human experience. This program will also be narrated by WBJC-FM Program Director, Jonathan Palevsky.

The Program

Prokofiev: Quartet No. 2 in F-Major (“On Kabardian Themes”) Shostakovich: Quartet No. 10 in Ab-Major, Op. 118 Bartok: Quartet No. 6, Sz. 114, BB. 119

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About The Artists

Jerusalem Quartet
Jerusalem Quartet
String Quartet

“Passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend: these are the trademarks of this excellent Israeli string quartet.” – The Times Such was the New York Times' impression of the Jerusalem Quartet. Since the ensemble's founding in 1993 and subsequent 1996 debut, the four Israeli musicians have embarked on a journey of growth and maturation. This journey has resulted in a wide repertoire and stunning depth of expression, which carries on the string quartet tradition in a unique manner. The ensemble has…

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