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Friends of Chamber Music

Cecilia String Quartet

by The Staff November 15, 2012


  The Friends of Chamber Music series at Emma Willard resumes this Saturday night with a performance by the acclaimed Cecilia String Quartet. A Toronto critic described an August 2012 performance by the quartet in glowing terms: ...

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Imani Winds

by The Staff March 22, 2012


The Friends of Chamber Music series brings classical-music-world glamour to Troy this weekend with the celebrated wind ensemble Imani Winds. The group will be performing music by their own members (Valerie Coleman’s Tzigane, Brian DuFord’s Variations ...

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Tokyo String Quartet

by The Staff February 1, 2012

Tokyo Sting Quartett
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Reviews of the recorded works and live performances of the Tokyo String Quartet invariably use superlatives like “clarity” and “elegance” to describe their interpretations of the classical repertoire. Thanks to the Friends of Chamber Music, ...

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St. Petersburg String Quartet

by The Staff November 22, 2011

St. Petersburg Quartet

This Saturday evening, the St. Petersburg String Quartet, an ensemble the Los Angeles Times praised as “masters of subtlety and refinement,” will perform at Emma Willard School’s Kiggins Hall. Alla Aranovskaya and Evgeny Zvonnikov (violins), Boris ...

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Harmonious Blacksmith

by The Staff October 6, 2011


Friends of Chamber Music will begin its 63rd season on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 9) with a performance by those specialists in the baroque, Harmonious Blacksmith. Praised by the critics for their “dazzling virtuosity” and “superb ...

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