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.
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.
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 […]