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Brass players perform 'Swelter' during Make Music New York, June 21, 2011.
June 22, 2011 A trek across the city to hear as many free concerts as possible in a single day--and encountering some wonderful, sylvan surprises in the heart of the city.
The JACK Quartet thrives on high-intensity repertoire.
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April 6, 2011 The ensemble thrives on high-intensity repertoire, like Xenakis' exhilarating Tetras, and new music from the likes of Brooklyn-based Missy Mazzoli. The JACK Quartet plays both at WQXR's Greene Space.
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Violinist Nigel Kennedy sports a punk haircut and a rock 'n' roll attitude toward classical music.
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March 1, 2011 From Bach to Xenakis, there are plenty of headbanging sounds in the supposedly staid world of symphonies and operas. Tell us your fast and furious favorites.
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