Philippe Quint

Biography

Born: 19??; St. Petersburg, Russia  
Russian-born violinist Philippe Quint developed his musical gifts at a young age and gave his first orchestral performance as a soloist when he was nine. He moved to the United States in 1991 and earned his bachelors and masters degrees from Juilliard. Although his repertoire includes the standard solo and chamber works for violin, he has made something of a specialty of contemporary American composers. His recordings include works by Rorem, Read more Bernstein, Corigliano, Thomson, and Foss, and his recording of the William Schuman Violin Concerto received two Grammy nominations in 2002. In 2004, he gave the premiere of Lera Auerbach's Violin Concerto No. 1, which was written for him. He has toured extensively as a soloist and has been active as a chamber musician at numerous festivals. Critics frequently comment on Quint's charismatic stage presence, dynamic performing style, and intensely lyrical playing. Quint plays a Stradivarius violin that was made available to him on loan. Read less
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Biography

Born: 19??; St. Petersburg, Russia  
Russian-born violinist Philippe Quint developed his musical gifts at a young age and gave his first orchestral performance as a soloist when he was nine. He moved to the United States in 1991 and earned his bachelors and masters degrees from Juilliard. Although his repertoire includes the standard solo and chamber works for violin, he has made something of a specialty of contemporary American composers. His recordings include works by Rorem, Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Twilight
II. Toccata - Chaconne
III. Romance Without Words
IV. Midnight
V. Toccata - Rondo
VI. Dawn
I. Moderato nobile
II. Romanze: Andante
III. Finale: Allegro assai vivace
I. Allegro
II. Andantino
III. Lento
IV. Allegro
I. Cynthia Kemper, A Fanfare
II. Anne Miracle
III. Alice Toklas
IV. Yvonne de Casa Fuerte
V. Mary Reynolds
No. 3. Georges Hugnet, Poet and Man of Letters
No. 1. Senorita Juanita de Medina Accompanied by her Mother
No. 2. Madame Marthe-Marthine
No. 4. Miss Gertrude Stein as a Young Girl
No. 5. Cliquet-Pleyel in F
No. 6. Mrs. C[hester] W[hitin] L[asell]
No. 7. Sauguet, from Life
No. 8. Ruth Smallens
I. Tranquillo
II. Allegretto capriccioso
III. Largo doloroso
IV. Allegro vivo e giusto
No. 1. Molto tranquillo
No. 2. Allegro giusto
No. 3. Andante sostenuto
No. 4. Allegro giocoso
I. Allegro moderato
II. Canzone con variazioni
III. Finale: Vivace
I. Twilight
II. Toccata - Chaconne
III. Romance Without Words
IV. Midnight
V. Toccata - Rondo
VI. Dawn
I. Phaedrus - Pausanias: Lento - Allegro
II. Aristophanes: Allegretto
III. Erixymachos: Presto
IV. Agathon: Adagio
V. Socrates - Alcibiades: Molto tenuto - Allegro molto vivace
Allegro risoluto
Introduzione