Ariel Quartet with Menahem Pressler

Ariel Quartet with Menahem Pressler

October 26-27, 2013

“He is a national treasure.” Los Angeles Times



Formed in Israel, and quartet-in-residence at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, this young, award-winning ensemble has quickly earned a glowing international reputation for its brilliant playing and soulful interpretations. Legendary pianist Menahem Pressler joins them for the great Dvořák Quintet.

Click here to listen to Menahem Pressler on Studio Tulsa!  Rich Fisher interviewed Mr. Pressler about what continues to motivate him at 90 years old to play piano in the worlds’ concert halls – why he no longer plays Beethoven and what it is about playing Dvorak Sunday in Tulsa that is challenging.

Saturday Salon Concert, October 26, 2013
7:30 p.m. Westby Pavilion
7:00 p.m. Doors open for wine and conversation
Beethoven: Quartet in A Major, Op. 18, No 5
Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op.76, No. 1

Sunday, October 27, 2013
3:00 p.m. Williams Theatre
2:15 p.m. Pre-concert Lecture
Beethoven: Quartet in G Major, Op. 18, No. 2
Britten: Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36
Dvořák: Quintet in A Major for Piano and Strings, Op. 81

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