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.
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. […]
WCPE 89.7FM, will feature all four Ciompi Quartet Presents summer concert series performances on their Sunday evening “Preview!” program. On June 22 Tara Lynn will interview Jonathan Bagg about his […]
Quartet in D-major, D. 94 by Franz Schubert Quartet in F-major, Op. 22 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky It would be hard to imagine two more dissimilar works than these within […]