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Parker String Quartet

Parker String Quartet

Parker String QuartetApril 26, 2020 "...exceptional virtuosity [and] imaginative interpretation..."  The Washington PostInspiring performances, luminous sound, and exceptional musicianship are the hallmarks of the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet. Renowned for its...

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Music Mysteries

Music Mysteries

I sincerely hope you heard the VOCES8 concert Sunday.  Like me, you may have thought about some eight-part mysteries: 1. First and foremost, how do they do that?? There are eight vocalists, performing everything from medieval madrigals to jazz and never missing a beat...

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VOCES8

VOCES8

VOCES8March 1, 2020 "The singing of VOCES8 is impeccable in its quality of tone and balance. They bring a new dimension to the word 'ensemble' with meticulous timing and tuning." GramophoneThe British vocal ensemble VOCES8 is proud to inspire people through music and...

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It’s Just Too Much

It’s Just Too Much

I’m giving serious thought to finding a cave and becoming a hermit.  I’m suffering from overload, you see.  There’s the Senate hearings, the Super Bowl, corona virus, Iowa Caucus, the NY Times crosswords and a car with its “Check Engine” thingamajig glowing. I see...

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Vibrant & Mellow

Vibrant & Mellow

Vibrant:  full of energy and enthusiasm, bright and strikingSo says Google, and the definition certainly applies to this young quintet.  Okay, I admit to confusion, even bafflement when the five musicians launched into “Splinter,” but by the time they got to the...

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