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2017-2018 SEASON

THE SZYMANOWSKI QUARTET FINDS STRENGTH AND BEAUTY IN MOZART’S STRING QUINTETS

Szymanowski Quartet, Richard O’Neill

THE TAKACS QUARTET BRING GREAT THOUGHT TO MENDELSSOHN AND SHOSTAKOVICH

Takács Quartet

‘MUSIC AS INTIMATE CONVERSATION’: THE ZENITH OF THE BORODIN QUARTET

Borodin Quartet

2016-2017 SEASON

THE TAKACS QUARTET RETURNS TO BEETHOVEN

Takács Quartet

THE ESCHER QUARTET FINDS WARMTH AND FEELING IN SCHOENBERG

Escher Quartet

2015-2016 SEASON

THE TAKACS QUARTET EXTEND THEIR LEGACY WITH A MAGNIFICENT SHOSTAKOVICH

Takács Quartet

THE MANDELRING QUARTETT PLAY BERTHOLD GOLDSCHMIDT

Mandelring Quartett

THE EMERSON QUARTET GIVE INTRIGUINGLY FRESH HAYDN AND BARTOK

Emerson Quartet

TRIO SHAHAM-EREZ-WALLFISCH IMPRESS WITH THEIR MUSICALITY AND SPIRIT

Trio Shaham-Erez-Wallfisch

THE DOVER QUARTET RIDES EVEN HIGHER

Dover Quartet

THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET MOVES TO ASTONISHING LEVELS

Pavel Haas Quartet

2014-2015 SEASON

‘A JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME’: THE BORODIN QUARTET GIVE A MASTERLY ACCOUNT OF THE COMPLETE SHOSTAKOVICH QUARTETS

Borodin Quartet

CANADA’S ‘ALL-STAR’ OCTET TAKES ON MASTERPIECES OF BEETHOVEN AND SCHUBERT

Octagon Octet

THE PRAZAK QUARTET PUSH FORWARD THE SPIRIT OF A CZECH TRADITION

Prazak Quartet

THE PACIFICA QUARTET PLAYS SHOSTAKOVICH

Pacifica Quartet

A CELEBRATED BEETHOVEN AND AN EXPLORATORY MOZART FROM THE TAKACS QUARTET

Takacs Quartet

REVIEW: HOW FAR HAS THE 'NEW' EMERSON QUARTET PROGRESSED?

Emerson Quartet

2013-2014 SEASON

THE VOGLER QUARTET VISITS THE ‘DARKER SIDE’

Ian Parker, Vogler Quartet

THE BRAHMS FESTIVAL WITH THE JERUSALEM QUARTET

Jerusalem Quartet,  Inon Barnatan, Hsin-Yun Huang, Sharon Kam

THE EBENE QUARTET’S MAGNIFICENT DEBUT

Ebène Quartet

AN INSPIRED PROGRAMME FROM THE SZYMANOWSKI QUARTET

Szymanowski Quartet

ANOTHER GEM FROM THE TAKACS QUARTET

Takacs Quartet

 

2012-2013 SEASON

THE LINK WITH THE PAST

Borodin Quartet, Smetana Trio

A SUNDAY FESTIVAL AT THE PLAYHOUSE

Han-Finkel-Setzer Trio

A RICH PROGRAMME FROM THE TAKACS QUARTET

Takacs Quartet

THE RETURN OF THE PAVEL HAAS QUARTET

Pavel Haas Quartet

THE FORGOTTEN PIANO QUINTET OF CESAR FRANCK

Kopelman Quartet, Elizaveta Kopelman

 

2011-2012 SEASON

EXCITING CHAMBER MUSIC FROM BRAZIL, FRANCE AND POLAND

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre, Szymanowski Quartet, Mandelring Quartet/Katarzyna Mycka

SUPREME INSPIRATION FROM THE TOKYO QUARTET

Tokyo String Quartet

A VISIT FROM THE ACADEMY

The Academy of St. Martins-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble

 

2010-2011 SEASON

A SCHUBERTIAN JOURNEY

Han-Finkel-Setzer Trio

THE SPIRIT OF CZECH CHAMBER MUSIC: REVIEW ARTICLE

Prazak Quartet/Menahem Pressler, Pavel Haas Quartet

THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE EMERSONS

Emerson String Quartet

INSPIRED CHAMBER MUSIC FROM NEW YORK

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Centre

A BREAKTHROUGH FOR THE BRENTANO

Brentano String Quartet

REVISITING 'OLD WORLD' CHAMBER MUSIC

Kopelman String Quartet

INTENSE MUSIC MAKING FROM THE TAKACS

Takacs String Quartet

 

2009-2010 SEASON

THE EMERSON QUARTET AFTER 30 YEARS

Emerson String Quartet

RETHINKING ROMANTIC CHAMBER MUSIC

Trio Jean Paul

A YOUNG QUARTET WITH GREAT POTENTIAL

Szymanowski Quartet

 

2008-2009 SEASON

•THE IMAGE OF THE STRING QUARTET

Emerson Quartet, Quatuor Mosaiques