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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