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Scharoun Ensemble Berlin
Thomas Adès

Zankel Hall

“displayed emotional range … drama and breath”—Scotsman

Scharoun Ensemble Berlin
Thomas Adès, Piano
SCHUBERT   Notturno in E-flat Major for Piano Trio, D. 897
THOMAS ADÈS   Piano Quintet
SCHUBERT   Octet in F Major, D. 803

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Additional funding provided by Axel Springer AG, GWFF USA Inc., and the Jerome Robbins Foundation.

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Born in London in 1971, Thomas Adès studied piano at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and read music at King’s College, Cambridge.

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About the Music

Thomas Adès’s Piano Quintet presents a turn-of-the-millennium gloss on classical chamber music, with melodic, harmonic, and textural gestures that seem redolent of the 18th or early-19th centuries transformed into something quite novel.

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