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Beethoven for All: Harlem Quartet

Sunday, September 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Beethoven for All event with Harlem Quartet

Beethoven: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, “Hero”

The Harlem Quartet (Ilmar Gavilán, violin; Melissa White, violin; Jaime Amador, viola; Felix Umansky, cello)

Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a 2009 performance at The White House for President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, to a highly successful tour of South Africa in 2012, and numerous venues in between. The musically versatile ensemble has performed with such distinguished performers as Itzhak Perlman, Ida Kavafian, Carter Brey, Fred Sherry, Misha Dicter, Jeremy Denk, and Paquito D’Rivera. Their most recent recording, Hot House, with jazz master Chick Corea and percussionist Gary Burton was a 2013 multi-Grammy Award winner.

Free parking in the Menil Collection’s lot on West Alabama.

Details

Date:
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Menil Collection
1533 Sul Ross St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
Phone:
(713) 525-9400
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