Pacifica String Quartet Perform in Concert with Clarinetist Jörg Widmann
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Quotes & Highlights
While many groups dabble in the modern idiom, few leap as fearlessly as the Pacifica Quartet. The foursome, who commission up to eight new works a year, earned breathless accolades for their performances of the complete Elliott Carter quartets—heard here in 2005 and 2008._
The Telegraph (UK) _says Jörg Widmann is “truly a marvelous player” and calls his quartet writing “masterly.” Now these electric artists combine forces: the Pacifica performs Widmann’s Quartet No. 3, and are joined by the composer/clarinetist for Brahms’ Quintet in B minor.
The Pacifica Quartet:
Simin Ganatra, violin
Sibbi Bernhardsson, violin
Masumi Per Rostad, viola
Brandon Vamos, cello
Haydn:* *Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5, Lark
Stravinsky: 3 Pieces for Clarinet Solo
Widmann: Quartet No. 3, _Hunting Quartet _
Brahms: Quintet in B minor for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115