Posts Tagged ‘Takacs Quartet’
A program of Haydn, Beethoven, and the premier of a quartet by Nokuthula Ngwenyama—an American composer of Zimbabwean-Japanese heritage—will be offered by the Takács Quartet on Sunday, November 19th at 5:30 pm. I spoke by phone to the quartet’s violist, Richard O’Neill.
The Takács Quartet will be online from Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado on Sunday to open the digital fall season of the Shriver Hall Concert Series with a program of Mozart, Coleridge-Tayler, Bartók, and Debussy. I spoke with the quartet’s new violist, Richard O’Neill. Link: www.shriverconcerts.org
“The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level.” – The Guardian, London The Takács Quartet plays Haydn, Dvořák, and the second commissioned work of the SHCS 50th anniversary season. Here is Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, with more.
We live in a golden age of chamber music ensembles, not only string quartets, but established piano trios and piano quartets, which would have been unheard of half a century ago. The bar is high. No one gets away with vague intonation or rhythm any more. Ensemble means just that; a group must sound like a […]