Escher String Quartet
September 16, 2012,
Colgate Memorial Chapel
Music of Purcell, Britten, Gesualdo, and Mozart
Free and open to the public
This ensemble — Adam Barnett-Hart and Wu Jie, violin; Pierre Lapointe, viola; and Dane Johansen, cello — has received acclaim for its individual sound, unparalleled artistry, and unique cohesiveness.
With performances at major venues across the United States and abroad, including Carnegie Hall, Dallas Chamber Music Society, the Kennedy Center, the Louvre, China’s Hangzhou Grand Theatre, and the Ravinia, Gold Coast, Caramoor, and City of London Festivals, they are one of the BBC’s prestigious New Generation Artists. Recent residents in the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s “CMS Two” program, they have collaborated with such eminent artists as Andrés Díaz, Leon Fleisher, Lynn Harrell, Wu Han, David Shifrin, pop folk singer-songwriter Luke Temple, and Pinchas Zukerman.
While on campus, the quartet will also offer a workshop with student instrumentalists.
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