Cavani Quartet

Cavani Quartet

Gearan Center for the Performing Arts

$25.00 per ticket


GMF is proud to open our 2017 season with the Cavani Quartet, winner of the Naumberg Chamber Music Award. The Quartet-in-Residence at the Cleveland Institute of Music, it has been described by the Washington Post as “completely engrossing, powerful and elegant.” This will be a fantastic season kick-off!

Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 1
I. Moderato
II. Moderato
III. Allegro Molto
IV. Allegro

Joaquín Turina La oración del torero, Op.34

Franz Schubert Death and the Maiden
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
IV. Presto


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About the Artists

Cavani String Quartet

Hailed as passionate and inspiring performers, as well as ambassadors for chamber music, the Cavani String Quartet succeeds like few others in communicating the sheer joy of music making. The quartet has the honor of being a winner of the Naumburg Chamber Music Award, the prestigious Fischoff, Banff, and Coleman competitions as well as being chosen for The Cleveland Quartet Award at The Eastman School. Described by the Washington Post as “completely engrossing, powerful and elegant” the quartet’s impressive… Read more

Felix Umansky

Praised for his “sublime” playing by Cleveland Classical, cellist Felix Umansky is a frequently sought-after recitalist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. His versatile career has taken him all over Europe and North America where he has performed in some of the most prestigious concert halls including Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center, the Krannert Center, and the Kennedy Center. Prior to joining the world-renowned Harlem Quartet, Mr. Umansky spent six seasons as a… Read more