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April 20, 2012 One of the world's top string quartets has decided that next season will be its last as an ensemble. Hear some of their exemplary performances.
Pianist Helene Grimaud performing in Montpellier, France in 2010.
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November 4, 2011 Grimaud opens up (kind of), Louisville tussles and a singer who'd been shot (yes, shot) sings anyway: all the news that's fit to link.
The Tokyo Quartet untangles Beethoven's complex Grosse Fuge at WQXR's Greene Space.
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April 7, 2011 Japan's vibrant classical music heritage spawned one of the great string quartets of the last 30 years. Hear the Tokyo String Quartet play Beethoven, Bartok and Haydn in New York City's Greene Space.
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Members of Ensemble ACJW take part in "Trout Week," a series of chamber music concerts live from the Greene Space in New York.
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April 4, 2011 Hear and watch a week's worth of chamber music from WQXR's Greene Space in New York, including ETHEL, the Ebene Quartet, Ensemble ACJW and the JACK Quartet.
Mozart statue in Vienna
August 13, 2009 Hear commentator Rob Kapilow demonstrate how Mozart sets up our expectations but takes us in unpredictable directions in the String Quintet in G minor. His music, like a hologram, flashes back and forth between the simple and the complicated.
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