Jessie Montgomery, violin
Karla Donehew-Perez, violin
Paul Laraia, viola
Karlos Rodriguez, cello
Ilmar Gavilán, violin
Melissa White, violin
Jaime Amador, viola
Felix Umansky, cello
Kenji Bunch – the still, small voice (world premiere)
Dmitri Shostakovich – Two Pieces for String Octet
Jessie Montgomery – Strum
Felix Mendelssohn – Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20
A pair of dynamic young American quartets come together in their Society debuts. Sphinx Competition laureates, they present a program featuring Felix Mendelssohn’s famed octet and the world premiere of Kenji Bunch’s the still, small voice, a PCMS-commissioned octet based on Whitman’s poem Election Day, November, 1884.
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