The whole evening was a work of art, of technical brilliance, of careful, sensitive ensemble playing.
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.
Their music, full of passion, yet with pure and beautiful tone color, intoxicated the listener.
From beginning to end the playing sounded intelligent and sure, softened at the edges with a full and mellow tone.
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. […]
WCPE 89.7FM, featured all four Ciompi Quartet Presents summer concert series performances on their Sunday evening “Preview!” program. On June 22 Tara Lynn interviewed Jonathan Bagg about his July 1 […]