Violinist Philippe Quint & Pianist Lily Maisky: Music from New Album "Opera Breve"
Philippe Quint, "a violinist of uncommon brillance and flair" (The Strad), and pianist Lily Maisky, "a true musician" (Die Welt) join forces to bring a live performance of music from their new album, Opera Breve, to Joe's Pub. Opera Breve celebrates opera's most beautiful and memorable songs and arias and includes selections from Porgy and Bess, The Barber of Seville, L'elisir d'amore, Orpheus and Eurydice, Samson and Delilah, and more. Enjoy an evening of sparkling musicianship matched by Philippe Quint's irrepressible charisma on stage.
Philippe Quint is a multi-faceted artist whose wide range of interests has led to several Grammy nominations for his albums, performances with major orchestras throughout the world at venues ranging from the Gewandhaus in Leipzig to Carnegie Hall in New York, a leading role in a major independent film called Downtown Express, and explorations of tango with his band The Quint Quintet. Lily Maisky has performed throughout Europe and Asia, and is featured on several Deutsche Grammophon and EMI albums. She frequently plays chamber music with her father, the celebrated cellist Mischa Maisky.