• Concert

Music in the Pavilion: Perspectives on Bartók’s Second Quartet

The Daedalus Quartet performs and Lynn Hooker explores Bartók’s Second Quartet in the context of Orientalism, Arabic influences and musical nationalism.

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April 10, 2024, 6:15pm - 9:00pm
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Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor
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Open to the Public

Hosted by: Kislak Center

Four individuals pose seated on steps with cases for their musical instruments

In the third concert of our survey of Béla Bartók’s six quartets, we explore Bartók’s Second Quartet in the context of Orientalism, Arabic influences and musical nationalism with an introductory talk by Lynn Hooker, professor of music at Purdue University and author of Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartók.

Pre-concert lecture at 6:15, followed by the Daedalus Quartet concert (no intermission) at 7:00 pm.

Event Series

Ludwig Abielle Sheet Music.

Music in the Pavilion Series

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania's Music Department, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library.

Featured image: Daedalus Quartet, publicity photo