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Harlem Quartet with Aldo López-Gavilán
10.28.2021 | Armstrong Concert Hall
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Performing artists will perform unmasked only if they are fully vaccinated and have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their performance(s).

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Harlem Quartet with Aldo López-Gavilán

Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
Armstrong Concert Hall
Shenandoah Conservatory

Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, op. 44

        I. Allegro brillante
        II. In modo d'una marcia. Un poco largamente
        III. Scherzo: Molto vivace
        IV. Allegro ma non tropp

Robert Schumann (1810–1856)

- intermission -

Viernes de Ciudad

Aldo López-Gavilán

Talking to the Universe

Aldo López-Gavilán


Aldo López-Gavilán

Aegean Dreams

Aldo López-Gavilán

Pan con Timba

Aldo López-Gavilán


Meet the artists, observe a masterclass and join us for a screening of Los Hermanos/The Brothers, a new documentary about Cuban-based Aldo López-Gavilán and his reunion with the American-based brother Ilmar, who left Cuba at age 14 and went on to co-found Harlem Quartet. Stay tuned for more information.

Foundation Support

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

This engagement of the Harlem Quartet with Aldo López-Gavilán is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Special Thanks

Jonathan Newman
Doris Lederer 
John O'Conor 

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Accessibility & Reminders

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are available across the courtyard in Gregory Hall (approximately 100 feet from the Armstrong Concert Hall lobby). Please notify house management for assistance.

Patrons are requested to turn off cell phones and other electronic devices during performances. The taking of photographs and the use of recording equipment are not permitted during performances.