The Pražák Quartet-one of today´s leading international chamber music ensembles-served as the mentor ensemble for the Zemlinksy Quartet when they were students at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. For this special concert, they will perform on stage together, for a unique collaborative musical experience.
The Pražák Quartet-was established in 1972, while its members were students at the Prague Conservatory. Since then, the quartet has gained attention for its place in the unique Czech quartet tradition, and for its musical virtuosity. The Pražák Quartet has been at home on music stages worldwide for over 30 years. They are regular guests at the major European musical capitals and have been invited to participate at numerous international festivals, where they have collaborated with such artists as Menahem Pressler, Jon Nakamatsu, Cynthia Phelps, Roberto Diaz, Josef Suk, and Sharon Kam. Founded in 1994, while the members were still students, the Zemlinsky Quartet has become a much lauded example of the Czech string quartet tradition. Their vast repertoire contains more than 200 works ranging from Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Dvorak to works by contemporary composers.
Tickets: $45, $65 (plus applicable fees)