America's longest running summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, welcomes the Cassatt String Quartet, with guests Paul Katz (cello) and Pei Shan (piano).
On the program: Mozart's Piano Quartet in E Flat Major, K. 493 (1786): Beethoven's String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 18 #6 (1800) and Brhams' Cello Quintet in F Minor.
Acclaimed as one of America's outstanding ensembles, the New York City-based Cassatt String Quartet has performed throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East, with appearances in London for the Sapphire Jubilee Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II, the Beijing Modern Music Festival, New York's Alice Tully Hall and Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Tanglewood Music Theater, the Kennedy Center and Library of Congress in Washington, DC, the Theatre des Champs-Élysées in Paris and Maeda Hall in Tokyo. The Quartet has been presented on major radio stations such as National Public Radio's Performance Today, Boston's WGBH, New York's WQXR and WNYC, and on Canada's CBC Radio and Radio France.
Music Mountain is located in Falls Village, Connecticut. A scenic drive brings you to the bucolic setting at the top of the mountain, where you will find the intimate Gordon Hall, known for both its warm ambiance and excellent acoustics.