New York Philharmonic String Quartet

Vilar Performing Arts Center
July 20, 2021 7:00 pm

Ticket Price
  • $45 [On Sale May 17th]
New York Philharmonic String Quartet


This event is presented by BRAVO!VAIL Music Festival

New York Philharmonic String Quartet

    Frank Huang, violin
    Sheryl Staples, violin
    Cynthia Phelps, viola
    Carter Brey, cello
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13
SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44

This “marvelous ensemble” (New York Times) is joined by Bravo! Vail’s Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott for Schumann’s groundbreaking piano quintet, which combined the forces of piano with string quartet for the first time, pioneering a new genre of chamber music “suspended between private and public spheres.” Mendelssohn’s early work pays homage to Beethoven’s own groundbreaking late string quartets.

ABOUT THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC STRING QUARTET: Concertmaster Frank Huang (The Charles E. Culpeper Chair); Principal Associate Concertmaster Sheryl Staples (The Elizabeth G. Beinecke Chair); Principal Viola Cynthia Phelps (The Mr. and Mrs. Frederick P. Rose Chair); and Principal Cello Carter Brey (The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Chair).

ABOUT ANNE-MARIE MCDERMOTT: Pianist and Bravo! Vail Artistic Director Anne-Marie McDermott is a consummate artist who balances a versatile career as a soloist and collaborator. She performs over 100 concerts a year in a combination of solo recitals, concerti, and chamber music.

This series includes Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble (June 29), Two Pianos Four Hands (July 13), New York Philharmonic String Quartet (July 20) and Han & Finckel In Concert (August 4).

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