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Chiara Quartet

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J. Friedman, Quartets, Chiara Quartet, Matmos
(New Amsterdam, 2011)
Charles T. Downey, Chiara String Quartet honors Irving Fine
Washington Post, December 8, 2014
The music of Irving Fine has largely disappeared from local concert programs. To mark the centenary of the American composer’s birth this week, the Library of Congress has put its Fine archive on display with a scholarly panel and festival of concerts, including one by the Chiara String Quartet on Friday night, performing on the library’s precious Stradivari and Amati instruments.

When Fine died in 1962, he had begun to switch from Stravinsky-ish neoclassicism to Schoenberg-ish 12-tone composition... [Continue reading]
Chiara String Quartet
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Library of Congress

Friedman Quartets (2011)
2006 debut

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