Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin

Saturday, February 6, 2010 | 8:00 pm

Reynolds Industries Theater


The Orion combine searing emotion with a “stunning” focus on detail (Washington Post).  They find a fit complement in Peter Serkin, who plays with “surgical precision and infinite subtlety” (New York Times), and distills three generations of world-class musicianship: his grandfather was violinist Adolf Busch, and his father pianist Rudolf Serkin.  In a program that balances pieces from three centuries, they feature what many consider the greatest work ever written for piano quintet, Brahms’ Op. 34.

Additional Events:
Master Class with Orion String Quartet
Friday, February 5th, 2010 • 5 pm
Nelson Music Room

Peter Serkin
Solo concert as part of Duke Performances’ Piano Recital Series
Friday, February 5th, 2010 • 8 pm
Reynolds Industries Theater

Program

Bach: Art of the Fugue, Contrapunctus 1
Leon Kirchner: String Quartet No. 4
Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74, “Harp”
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34

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