Alexander Quartet & Joyce Yang
String Quartet + Piano

Alexander Quartet & Joyce Yang
String Quartet + Piano

May 5, 2019
7:30 PM

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert Series, 2018-2019 Season

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“layers upon layers of passionate energy…the collaboration (is) a match like no other” (San Francisco Classical Voice)

Formed in 1981, the Alexander String Quartet has performed in the major music capitals of five continents, securing its standing among the world’s premier ensembles. As a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition silver medalist, Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient, and Grammy-award nominee, Joyce Yang showcases her colorful musical personality in solo recitals and collaborations with the world’s top orchestras and chamber musicians. Together they continue their ongoing partnership with a program of piano quintets—two romantic favorites coupled with a brand new work by Samuel Adams.

Evening Program
SCHUMANN Piano Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op. 44
S. ADAMS Quintet with Pillars (East Coast Premiere)
BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
Strings Sessions: Alexander String Quartet Performs Mozart and Brahms