Thursday, July 25 2013
Joining together string sextets by Tchaikovsky and Schönberg, the Emerson String Quartet excellently highlights the journey from Romanticism to Modernism, and their own journey to a new chapter in their career.
Monday, September 12 2011
A charismatic exploitation of a chamber group's nimbleness.
Sunday, June 26 2011
The label New Amsterdam releases two albums from two different chamber music groups on the same day, showing us just how tricky and rewarding the classical subgenre can be.
Wednesday, March 16 2011
This chamber music tribute to the music of Paul Motian deserves more discussion than it will likely receive.
Sunday, October 31 2010
In 2009, composer Steve Reich received the Pulitzer Prize for his composition "Double Sextet". Nonesuch's pairing of "Double Sextet" with a similar composition, "2x5", produces a mixed bag.