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Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet

"Philharmonisches Klavierquartett Berlin”

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"The Piano Quartet inhabits very much the same stylistic world. Elfman’s love of the irreverent comes to the fore in the ‘Kinderspott’, with its contorted version of the nursery rhyme ‘Rain, rain go away’...the recording is bright and brilliant, adding to the persuasive powers of an infectiously likeable disc."
the Strad

"...an evening that will be memorable as the quartet’s first Lincoln performance and even more so for the premiere of Elfman’s brilliant composition."
Lincoln Journal Star

"The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly the premiere of the new piece composed by Elfman. When that point in the show arrived, the entire audience was buzzing with excitement."
The Daily Nebraskan

"[The Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet]...showed an extreme amount of talent and dedication to their art. Each of the pieces they played was a pleasure to listen to, and the Elfman piece in particular was a blast."
The Daily Nebraskan


The Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet is one of the few existing ensembles of this instrumentation, in contrast to the better represented form, the String Quartet. This ensemble has existed as a Berlin Philharmonic chamber music ensemble since 1985, and unites three permanent members of the Berliner Philharmoniker, violist Matthew Hunter, cellist Knut Weber, and violinist Luis Esnaola, with renowned concert pianist Markus Groh.

This ensemble is committed to not only representing the standard repertoire of classical, romantic and modern works, but also finding undiscovered masterpieces of the . . .

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