Film, Video Pacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann

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Pacifica Quartet & Jörg Widmann
The exuberant Pacifica Quartet joins forces with German composer and clarinetist Jörg Widmann for a program featuring Haydn's Quartet in G major, op. 76, no. 1; Widmann's String Quartet no. 3 ("Jagdquartett"); and Weber's Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major, op. 34.
Event Date
January 23, 2017
-  The Pacifica Quartet tours extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia. It has been the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University since 2012 and previously held a residency at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. They received a 2009 Grammy for Best Chamber Music Performance and have recently released recordings of works by Brahms, Mozart, Shostakovich and Ornstein. Their recording of the Elliott Carter complete string quartets has received widespread critical acclaim.
-  Jörg Widmann is a German composer, conductor and clarinetist who has appeared with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Orchestre National de France, National Symphony and Toronto Symphony, among many leading international orhcestras. His chamber music partners include Sir András Schiff, Daniel Barenboim, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Mitsuko Uchida, and the Hagen and Arcanto quartets. He has been an artist-in-residence at the Lucerne Festival.
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1 hours, 7 minutes, 11 seconds
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