Pacifica Quartet
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Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style, and often-daring repertory choices, the Pacifica Quartet has carved out a compelling and critically lauded musical path, resulting in Musical America naming the group its 2009 “Ensemble of the Year.” The Pacifica also received the music industry’s most coveted recognition with its 2009 “Best Chamber Music Performance” Grammy Award for its recording of Elliott Carter’s String Quartets Nos. 1 & 5 (Naxos). Since the group first came tog...
On the evening of Oct. 24, the Pacifica Quartet will lay out yet another welcome mat, this one at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where it was recently named quartet in residence.
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Haydn: Quartet for Strings in G major, Op. 76 no 1/H 3 no 75 N/A
I - Allegro con spirito (6:29) N/A
II - Adagio sostenuto (6:58) N/A
III - Menuetto: Presto (2:36) N/A
IV - Finale: Allegro ma non troppo (5:29) N/A
Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73 N/A
I - Allegretto (5:24) N/A
II - Moderato con moto (5:18) N/A
III - Allegro non troppo (4:19) N/A
4 & 5 - Adagio & Moderato (16:50) N/A
Ravel: Quartet for Strings in F major N/A
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Pacifica Quartet
I - Allegro moderato - Très doux (8:31) N/A
II - Assez vif - Très rythmé (6:34) N/A
III - Très lent (9:13) N/A
IV - Vif et agité (7:17) N/A
Puccini: I Crisantemi for String Quartet
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Pacifica Quartet
I Crisantemi for String Quartet (7:06) N/A
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, Op. 18 N/A
Allegro con brio (6:21) N/A
Adagio ma non troppo (6:53) N/A
Scherzo (Allegro) (3:26) N/A
La Malinconia (Adagio) (10:16) N/A
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