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Another Jerusalem Quartet Review

Mar 18, 2015

"The burnished sound of the ensemble proved as impressive as the incisive phrasing, nowhere more so than in the waltzing second theme of the opening movement, which could not have been more subtly inflected."

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Jerusalem Quartet Review

Mar 18, 2015

"The frigid cold may have kept some listeners home, but it did not deter the Jerusalem Quartet from playing at Shriver Hall on Sunday evening. The ensemble arrived in Baltimore only a short time before the concert was scheduled to begin, because of weather-related flight troubles, and the cellist, whose suitcase was lost, wore jeans — but when they played, all such cares were forgotten."

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Kremer & Trifonov Review

Mar 18, 2015

"Audiences are accustomed to stellar musicians and inspired music-making on the Shriver Hall Concert Series, so, in one sense, Sunday evening's event was business as usual. But, of course, it was a heck of a lot more."

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Belcea Quartet Review

Mar 18, 2015

"This ensemble from England has developed exceptional cohesiveness in terms of artistic temperament and technique. The players have a way of making music sound freshly composed, even as they make clear just how long and intimately they have lived with every note."

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Gil Shaham performs sterling recital of unaccompanied Bach at Shriver Hall

Jul 01, 2014

"One of the coolest things about Bach is how all that technical and expressive beauty is as apparent in a work for solo violin as in a large-scale piece for chorus and orchestra. This point was driven home superbly by Gil Shaham during his all-Bach, all-unaccompanied recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series Sunday evening."

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