Kent Nagano leads the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in an ambitious program that traces the arc of the symphonic tradition. Felix Broede/Montreal Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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The Tokyo Quartet untangles Beethoven's complex Grosse Fuge at WQXR's Greene Space. Pete Checchia/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Violinist Livia Sohn, pianist Inon Barnatan, cellist Alisa Weilerstein and violist Barry Shiffman (not pictured) dig into the the Gypsy-influenced Piano Quartet, Op. 25 by Brahms on June 11 at the Spoleto Festival USA in Charlestown, S.C. William Struhs hide caption

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