From Harlem to Havana: Harlem Quartet

Due to Hurricane Harvey all events at Wortham Center have been cancelled through mid-October. This event has been moved to Christ Church Cathedral. Tickets are $25 for Zone D in the middle to rear of the church.

Aldo López-Gavilán: Epílogo
Antônio Carlos Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema
Dizzy Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia
Aldo López-Gavilán: Viernes de Ciudad
Billy Strayhorn: Take the A Train
Joaquín Turina: La Oración del torero
Edvard Grieg: String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 27

The Harlem Quartet (Ilmar Gavilán, violin; Melissa White, violin; Jaime Amador, viola; Felix Umansky, cello); Aldo López-Gavilán, piano and guest composer

The members of Harlem Quartet hail from Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the American Midwest, but they call Harlem – with its spectacular diversity and rich artistic history — home. They are dedicated to advancing diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire. Cuban piano prodigy Aldo López-Gavilán, brother of Harlem Quartet’s Ilmar Gavilán, is known for his mastery of both classical piano repertoire and the Afro-Cuban jazz tradition. His performances with Harlem Quartet offer a dynamic mix of classical repertoire, jazz standards and López-Gavilán’s own compositions.

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“bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent” — Cincinnati Enquirer on Harlem Quartet

“Simply a genius, a star.” — Chucho Valdés on Aldo López-Gavilán