Their music, full of passion, yet with pure and beautiful tone color, intoxicated the listener.
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.
The whole evening was a work of art, of technical brilliance, of careful, sensitive ensemble playing.
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 2015 summer chamber music series begins with a program presented by Eric Pritchard on June 2, that explores connections between the Baroque and Classical periods of music through works by […]
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. […]