In his thirteenth year as the Mr. & Mrs. Curtis G. Anderson Associate Artistic Director Chair, world-renowned violinist Daniel Hope was recently awarded the 2015 European Cultural Prize for Music. Hope brings together his friends and colleagues from across Europe and North America for the SMF chamber music series each season.
“Daniel Hope is a great artist, whose serious and refreshing approach to classical music creates generations of new listeners.”
Tilo Braune, President of the European Cultural Foundation
Mendelssohn and Schumann enjoyed mutual admiration and companionship during their years in Leipzig, while Brahms’s friendship with Dvořák is a relationship nearly unparalleled in music history. This concert celebrates the remarkable relationships between great composers, reminding us of the generosity and mentorships that take place between dynamic visionary musical forces.
Daniel Hope, violin
Benny Kim, violin
CarlaMaria Rodrigues, viola
Eric Kim, cello
Keith Robinson, cello
Simon Crawford-Phillips, piano
Sebastian Knauer, piano
Dvořák Terzetto in C Major, Opus 74
Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor, Opus 34
Mendelssohn Song Without Words in D Major for Cello and Piano, Opus 109
Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Opus 44