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Windermere String Quartet’s Latest on Period Instruments reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Windemere String Quartet (on period instruments): The Golden Age of String Quartets. Pipistrelle Music, 2012. I listened to this very focused disc with increasing interest.  Persuasive care went into the Windermere’s choice and preparation of classical period quartets they accord … Continue reading

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Music In the Afternoon with The Cecilia String Quartet by Stanley Fefferman

March 29, 2012. Walter Hall, Toronto. The Cecilia String Quartet’s account of Shostakovich’s Seventh Quartet, Op.108 was almost unbearably exciting. It begins with Min-Jeong Koh, newly in the first chair, playing the delicate theme, solo, in a nervous, wispy voice. … Continue reading

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Luminato Presents Kronos Quartet & Homayun Sakhi Trio reviewed by Stanley Fefferman

Saturday, June 11, 2011. Koerner Hall, Toronto. Kronos, the String Quartet ‘without borders’, started out 30 years ago playing music from Vienna—Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven. The story of their adventures to diversify the repertoire for string quartet is a musical oddysey … Continue reading

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