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The American String Quartet’s Stellar Performance of Three Classics Plays to a Sell-Out House

By Laura McDowell March 4, 2016

Classical Voice of North Carolina

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville was packed to the gills for one of the finest concerts of this 63rd season of the Asheville Chamber Music Series. The American String Quartet, which began in 1976 when its original members were students at The Julliard School, demonstrated their complete mastery of three iconic quartets by composers who forged this exciting idiom of chamber music. We heard Haydn’s String Quartet in F minor, Op. 20, No. 5, Mozart’s String Quartet in D minor, K. 421, and Beethoven’s String Quartet in F, Op. 59, No. 1. Each represented not only a unique work within each composer’s catalog, but forged new ground for others to…

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