Join pianist Peter Serkin and the Orion String Quartets at their upcoming concert presented by the Phoenix Chamber Music Society on February 28th at Camelback Bible Church at 8:00PM. The program consists of Haydn’s Op. 76, Schoenberg/Webern’s Kammersymphonie, Op. 9 and Schumann’s Piano Quintet.
Over the past 25 seasons the Orion String Quartet has been consistently praised for the fresh perspective and individuality it brings to performances. With over fifty performances each year, the members of the Orion String Quartet—violinists Daniel Phillips and Todd Phillips (brothers who share the first violin chair equally), violist Steven Tenenbom and cellist Timothy Eddy—have worked closely with such legendary figures as Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin, Isaac Stern, Pinchas Zukerman, Peter Serkin, members of TASHI and the Beaux Arts Trio, as well as the Budapest, Végh, Galimir and Guarneri String Quartets.
The Quartet is joined for multiple dates this season by the distinguished, Grammy-nominated American pianist Peter Serkin, who is widely recognized as an artist of passion and integrity and is one of the most thoughtful, individualistic musicians appearing before the public today. Mr. Serkin's rich musical heritage extends back several generations: his grandfather was violinist and composer Adolf Busch and his father pianist Rudolf Serkin. Throughout Mr. Serkin’s career, he has successfully conveyed the essence of five centuries of repertoire and his performances with symphony orchestras, recital appearances, chamber music collaborations and recordings are respected worldwide.