MENAHEM PRESSLER & MIRÓ QUARTET

MENAHEM PRESSLER

Event Title:MENAHEM PRESSLER & MIRÓ QUARTET (Tickets)
Event Description:

Menahem Pressler, piano
with the Miró Quartet

Miró Quartet
Daniel Ching, violin
William Fedkenheuer, violin
John Largess, viola
Joshua Gindele, cello

Presented in partnership with the Butler School of Music Piano Studio

Legendary pianist Menahem Pressler joins the world-renowned Miró Quartet for an exceptional evening of chamber music.

Menahem Pressler, founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, ranks with the world’s great pianists. He fled Nazi Germany in 1939 and launched his career post-war with first prize at the Debussy International Piano Competition in San Francisco, followed by his American debut with Eugene Ormandy’s Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2011 the International Classical Music Awards recognized Pressler with lifetime achievement honors.

Hailed by The New York Times as possessing “explosive vigor and technical finesse,” the dynamic Miró Quartet, one of America’s highest-profile chamber groups enjoys its place at the top of the international chamber music scene. Now in its second decade, the Miró Quartet is the Faculty String Quartet-in residence at the Butler School of Music. Their honors include a 2005 Cleveland Quartet Award, as well as being the first ensemble to be awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant.

“Menahem Pressler’s joyous pianism-technically faultless, stylistically impeccable, emotionally irrepressible-…

Date and Time:Oct. 18 | 8:00 PM
Contact:PAC Ticket Office
512-471-1444
Admission:$32.00
Location:Bates Recital Hall (MRH Building) Maps and Directions
Sponsor:Texas Performing Arts