Monday, July 25, 2016

Harlem String Quartet & Pianist Pamela Mia Paul in Grieg, Jobim, Gillespie & Dvorak at Music Mountain, Falls Village, Connecticut, 3 PM Sun., Aug. 7, 2016

Harlem Quartet & Pamela Mia Paul

Sunday, August 7, 3 PM

Harlem String Quartet
Pamela Mia Paul, Piano
Grieg: String Quartet in G Minor, Opus 27 (1877) (7)
Antonio Carol Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema (1964) (1)
Dizzy Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia (1941-2) (1)
Dvorak: Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, Opus 87 (1889) (5)

The Harlem String Quartet advances diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a 2009 performance at The White House for President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama, to a highly successful tour of South Africa in 2012, and numerous venues in between. Their most recent recording, Hot House, with jazz master Chick Corea and percussionist Gary Burton was a 2013 multi-Grammy Award winner.

Pamela Mia Paul is both a brilliant performer and a deeply dedicated teacher. On stage, she has performed with the world’s great orchestras. She has given concerts throughout the United States, and in Europe, the People’s Republic of China, South Korea and Turkey both as soloist and as chamber musician. Dr. Paul has been selected as one of four judges for the international screening jury of the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano competition. She is currently Regents Professor of Piano at the University of North Texas.

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