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Concerts on Kentmere


Concerts on Kentmere

Delaware Art Museum

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April 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM
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$30 for Members, $50 Non-Members
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Elegant melodies among the Pre-Raphaelites
Thursday, February 16, 2017 (Snow date, Sunday, February 19)
In the evocative Pre-Raphaelite Galleries – English composer Herbert Howells’ seldom-performed Piano Quartet in a minor and a Pyxis reprise of Antonin Dvořák’s magnificent Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat Major.

7:30 pm           Margaretta Frederick, Curator talk
8:00 pm           Pyxis Concert

Illustrating the genius of W. Heath Robinson
Thursday, April 27, 2017
To celebrate this legendary British illustrator, an eclectic evening of period works – Edward Elgar’s Salut d’Amour, the first movement of the Sonata for Cello and Piano in g minor by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Rebecca Clarke’s Dumka (for violin, viola and piano) and Josef Suk’s dramatic Piano Quartet No. 1 in a minor.

7:30 pm           Margaretta Frederick, Curator talk
8:00 pm           Pyxis Concert


The 2016-2017 season of Concerts on Kentmere features chamber music performances by the Museum’s much-praised ensemble in residence, Pyxis Piano Quartet.  Returning for their 8th season, Pyxis – featuring Luigi Mazzocchi and Yang Xu (guest violins), Amy Leonard (viola), Jennifer Jie Jin (cello) and Hiroko Yamazaki (piano) – will present three exhilarating Thursday evening concerts exploring the relationship between the chamber music repertoire and the rich visual holdings of the Museum. Just prior to each concert, a Museum curator will present a brief personal insight connecting selected artworks with the evening’s musical offerings. Click here for more information about Concerts on Kentmere.

2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE 19806

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