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Website

http://www.philharmonicsociety.org/shows/pages/show41.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“Experience the tightly knit playing, cohesive sound and palpable esprit de corps of one of the world’s premiére chamber ensembles.” —BBC Music Magazine
The Academy won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) in 2003.
Murray Perahia is “one of the world’s greatest pianists.” —Daily Telegraph (London)

Description

The Academy has grown to encompass many different forms – from chamber group to symphony-sized orchestra and chorus.

What endures is that the Academy players are drawn from the cream of musical talent, producing a richness of sound and virtuosic skill recognized the world over.

The Academy is perhaps best known for recording the Mozart music used in the Oscar-winning Best Picture Amadeus.

Projected Program:
  • Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 127

    (arranged for string orchestra by Sir Colin Davis and David Matthew)
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, “Emperor”