Stanley Fefferman reviews The Tokyo String Quartet’s “Farewell Tour” in Toronto

More than 40 years ago, violist Kazuhide Isomura got together with three other Japanese students at the Juiliard School of Music in Manhattan and formed The Tokyo String Quartet. After touring the globe for upward of 4000 performances, more than 40 for Music Toronto, with 40 albums and nearly 40 years of teaching at Yale, last night, Mr. Isomura played his final Music Toronto concert. This year, after a “Farewell” world tour, the Quartet will disband. Needless to say, after they played two Bartok and one Haydn quartets there were standing ovations, but no encore. READ THE FULL REVIEW HERE

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