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Quatuor Thymos At The Kennedy Center And On Tour

Paris-based quartet Le Quatuor Thymosare set to return for a small tour in the United States in January 2016.  For their Kennedy Center return, Thymos Quartet has chosen Schubert's "Rosamunde" quartet and beloved "Trout" quintet, and a quartet by Dejours. Music Director Christoph Eschenbach is at the keyboard, with Yann Dubost playing the double bass.

After its successful tour in the USA in March 2012, Quatuor Thymos is pleased to meet again with its American audience through a 5-concert tour this January.

January 24, 2016 – 7pm - Duke University – Durham, NC BUY TICKETSJanuary 25, 2016 – 7.30pm - Kennedy Center in Washington, DC BUY TICKETSJanuary 26, 2016 - Duke University in Durham, NC – Educational concert for studentsJanuary 27, 2016 - Carol Woods Retirement Home in Chapel Hill, NCJanuary 29, 2016 - Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines, NC BUY TICKETS

> Programs:- Program 1 (Duke University in Durham & Kennedy Center in Washington DC)Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804 "Rosamunde"Olivier Dejours: String Quartet 17 (World Premiere)Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A major, D 667 "The Trout"

- Programme 2 (Weymouth Center) :Mozart : String Quartet in G major K. 80Chostakovitch : String Quartet No 4 in D major, Opus 83Schubert : String Quartet No 13 « Rosamunde » D. 804

> Performers:Quatuor ThymosGabriel Richard, music Director (also fiddler in Orchestre de Paris)Yann Dubost, double bassChristoph Eschenbach, piano

About Quatuor ThymosWhen Paris-based Thymos Quartet visited the United States Washington Post called their Kennedy Center performance “detailed down to the last atom, and overflowing with human experience.” Founded in 2001 to share intense moments of music with wide audiences, The Thymos visit Durham, Washington and Weymouth with a program of Schubert and French composer Olivier Dejours. For the concert at Washington Kennedy center, they are joined by the elegant pianist and conductor Christoph Eschenbach, hailed by the Los Angeles Times for his “crystalline tone” and “hypnotic rhythmic animation” in his interpretations of the music of Schubert.

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