Once the players entered the score’s sonic world, no distractions could interrupt the probing artistry. Here was music-making of remarkable poise and control.
From beginning to end the playing sounded intelligent and sure, softened at the edges with a full and mellow tone.
Their music, full of passion, yet with pure and beautiful tone color, intoxicated the listener.
The whole evening was a work of art, of technical brilliance, of careful, sensitive ensemble playing.
We are pleased to announce the 2016 Ciompi Quartet Presents, a summer chamber music series in Duke Gardens, celebrating its fifth season in the beautiful Duke Gardens Kirby Horton Hall. […]
I have to say that, although it gives me joy to have performed and toured with the Quartet in many countries around the world, living among my students as a […]
The Ciompi Quartet played two concerts at the Fougeres Music Festival in Brittany, France, in May of 2014. It was a lovely trip, made so by the two essential […]
The Quartet visited four cities in China in December, 2013. Each time the we travel there (this was our fourth), new and interesting developments are evident in the musical scene. […]