MENAHEM PRESSLER & MIRÓ QUARTET
|Event Title:||MENAHEM PRESSLER & MIRÓ QUARTET (Tickets)|
|Event Description:|| |
Menahem Pressler, piano
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|
|Location:||Bates Recital Hall (MRH Building) Maps and Directions|
|Sponsor:||Texas Performing Arts|