Dalí Quartet& Ricardo Morales Vilar Performing Arts Center
Dalí Quartet & Ricardo Morales—The Dalí Quartet makes its Bravo! Vail debut, performing works by Latin American and Classical composers in a program featuring The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales.
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- Ari Isaacman-Beck, violin
- Carlos Rubio, violin
- Adriana Linares, viola
- Jesús Morales, cello
Ricardo Morales, clarinet
HAYDN String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5
REVUELTAS String Quartet No. 2, Magueyes
PIAZZOLLA Tango Ballet
WEBER Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
PAQUITO D'RIVERA Preludio Y Merengue
The Dalí Quartet (string quartet), with members hailing from Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and the U.S., currently serves as the Faculty Quartet in Residence at West Chester University’s Wells School of Music, and is also an Iris Collective Resident Ensemble. In recent years, it won Chamber Music America’s Guarneri String Quartet Residency; the Silver Medal in the inaugural Piazzolla Music Competition; and the Atlanta Symphony's esteemed Aspire Award for accomplished African American and Latino Musicians. A champion of Latin American music, the quartet founded its own International Music Festival in 2004, which aims to develop the performance skills of young musicians.
Ricardo Morales (clarinet) is a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has been the Principal Clarinet of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 2003, and previously served in the same role for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has played concertos with major American orchestras as well as the Flemish Radio Orchestra and the Seoul Philharmonic. A sought-after chamber musician, he has appeared at
the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, and the Seattle Chamber Music Summer Festival. He serves on the faculty of Temple University and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.
Did you know?
The Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas lived hard, died young, and left an astonishing body of film scores, ballets, orchestral pieces, and colorful chamber music, including four string quartets in which classical structures are infused with vivid Hispanic and Indigenous inspiration.