Sunday, July 30, 3 p.m.
Harlem String Quartet
Fei-Fei Dong, Piano
Webern: Langsamer Satz (1905) (3)
Mozart: String Quartet in B Flat Major, K. 458 ‘Hunt’ (1784) (14)
Duke Ellington: Sophisticated Lady (1932) arr. Alan Broadbent (2016) (1)
William Bolcom: Three Rags for String Quartet (comp. 1970; arr. 1989) (1)
Guido López-Gavilán: Guaguancó (comp. 1998, arr. 2015) (1)
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Opus 60 (1875) (19)
Since its public debut in 2006 at Carnegie Hall, the New York-based Harlem Quartet has performed throughout the U.S., as well as in France, the U.K., Belgium, Panama, Canada, and in South Africa. In addition to performing on chamber music series around the world, The Harlem Quartet has collaborated with distinguished classical performers and jazz legends, and has appeared with renowned orchestras as individual solo artists. The Harlem Quartet’s mission is to advance diversity in classical music, engaging young and new audiences through the discovery and presentation of varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers.
Praised for her passion, precision, and nuance, Chinese pianist Fei-Fei Dong continues to build a reputation for her poetic interpretations, charming audiences in the U.S. and abroad. Her burgeoning career includes a number of prominent concerto engagements, summer festival appearances, and recital performances. Deeply committed to sharing her joy for music and connecting with communities, Ms. Dong also engages students and community audiences through frequent school and outreach concerts and master classes.