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Ciompi Concert No. 1 featuring Awadagin Pratt, Piano


Part of the Ciompi Quartet Series

Ciompi Concert No.1
Saturday, September 20, 8:00pm
Baldwin Auditorium
General Admission
TICKETS:  $25 |  $15 Ages 30 and Under* |  $10 Duke students*

In the Ciompi Quartet’s venerable tradition of opening each season with a work by Haydn, this program begins with the vivacious String Quartet in B-flat Major, op. 50, no. 1, the first of the composer’s Prussian quartets. Beethoven’s String Quartet in F Minor, op. 95 (“Serioso”), follows, a compact composition with a sense of liberation that echoes the bravura Overture from Egmont. In the evening’s boldly expressive finale, Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F Minor, op. 34, the Ciompi are joined by Awadagin Pratt, a charismatic pianist who started his illustrious career with a Naumburg International Piano Competition win and an Avery Fisher Career Grant. "Pratt plays with a full-bodied intensity that can be at turns intimate and grandly heart-wrenching. He has a story to tell, and you can hear him agonizing over every twist. Pratt commands your unfailing attention” (Newsweek).

PROGRAM:
Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, op. 50, no. 1
Beethoven: String Quartet in F Minor, op. 95 (“Serioso”)
Brahms: Piano Quintet in F Minor, op. 34

 

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