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David Finckel

David Finckel and Wu Han

by The Staff January 2, 2015


  To say that cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Ha aren’t strangers to the area is to understate the point. As co-artistic directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, they shepherded a successful ...

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by B.A. Nilsson May 1, 2013


  David Finckel made his goodbye appearance as cellist with the Emerson String Quartet at Union College on Sunday—he permanently leaves the group later this month—in a program that made considerable demands on his talents. This may ...

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David Finckel’s Lyric Goodbye

by B.A. Nilsson April 24, 2013


  Just over a year ago, cellist David Finckel announced his intention to leave the Emerson String Quartet, with whom he’s been performing since 1979—three years after the quartet was founded. The group appears Sunday afternoon ...

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Merry Mendelssohn

by B.A. Nilsson February 22, 2012


  The third movement of Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 is a scherzo of incredible vivaciousness, throwing all three instruments into a lively, virtuosic dance. The acrobats are leaping, tumbling in gravity-defying merriment, at any ...

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