Harlem Quartet: It’s the Company You Keep and What You Experience Along the Way

Posted on 2/20/2017 9:40:10 AM

Harlem QuartetHarlem Quartet will perform Tuesday night, February 21, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. in Gorell Recital Hall on the second floor of John Sutton Hall. There will be a post-recital reception, and the performance is part of the Lively Arts’ Ovations! series.

Throughout their careers as soloists and as a quartet, Harlem Quartet has amassed a long list of names, including collaborations, prizes, performance halls, countries toured, teachers, universities, festivals, and more.

  • New York Times: “panache.”
  • Cincinnati Enquirer: “bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent
  • Linden String Quartet
  • Carnegie Hall
  • France, the UK, Belgium, Brazil, Panama, Canada, Venezuela, and South Africa
  • US State Department
  • New England Conservatory
  • Günter Pichler 
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Carter Brey
  • Paquito D’Rivera
  • Misha Dichter
  • Kennedy Center
  • Chick Corea
  • Gary Burton
  • Tanglewood
  • Tim Garland
  • New York Philharmonic
  • Boston Pops
  • Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, National, New World, and Pittsburgh symphony orchestras
  • Mei-Ann Chen and the Chicago Sinfonietta
  • Randall Craig Fleischer
  • Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
  • Santa Fe Concert Association
  • Michael Abels
  • Benjamin Lees
  • WNBC, CNN, The Today Show, WQXR-FM, and the News Hour with Jim Lehrer
  • President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama
  • Musica Mundi International Festival, Belgium
  • Panama Jazz Festival
  • Montreal Jazz Festival
  • White Pine Music, Naxos labels
  • Awadagin Pratt
  • The Grammy
  • The Sphinx Organization
  • Havana Conservatory of Music
  • Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow
  • Reina Sofia School of Music in Spain
  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Glenn Dicterow, Zachar Bron, Maia Glizarova, and Abraham Stern
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Ruggiero Ricci, and Isaac Stern
  • Rutgers University
  • Arnold Steinhardt.
  • Atlanta, Baltimore, Denver, Detroit, Milwaukee, Phoenix, and Saint Louis symphony orchestras
  • Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Spain, Portugal, and Moscow
  • Sphinx Competition, the Lipinsky-Wieniawski International Violin Competition in Poland, and the International Henryk Szeryng Violin Competition
  • Aires Y Leyendas
  • Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
  • New Jersey Symphony
  • La Maison Symphonique de Montréal
  • US Ambassador to the UK
  • First Prize Winner of the Fourth Annual Sphinx Competition
  • William Kapell International Piano Competition
  • Festival Sunwoo First Prize Chamber Music
  • Colombian Youth Philharmonic
  • Hot House Tour
  • Curtis Institute of Music
  • Robert Spano, Roger Tapping, Bruno Mars
  • Stanley Clarke
  • Brevard Summer Institute
  • Hilton Head International Young Musician’s Festival
  • Musica Mundi International Festival
  • Maxim Vengerov and Ivry Gitlis
  • Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music
  • Francisco Figueroa
  • Guillermo Figueroa
  • The Juilliard School
  • Toby Appel
  • Pinchas Zukerman.
  • Roberto Díaz, Michael Tree, Helen Callus, Paul Neubauer, Pamela Frank, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Hartmut Rohde
  • Emanuel Borok, Mikhael Kopelman, David Geber, Michael Lewin, Emilio Colón, Vanessa Perez, Mykola Suk, and Eric Himy
  • New England Ensemble
  • Camerata New York
  • New Bach Players
  • Avery Fisher Hall
  • Alice Tully Hall
  • Meadowmount School of Music
  • Eugene Becker
  • Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena
  • Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Santander
  • Academy of Music in New Jersey
  • Norfolk Music Festival in Connecticut
  • Carl Flesch Akademie in Baden-Baden, Germany.
  • Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Lincoln Center
  • Krannert Center, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
  • Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition
  • Hugo Kauder Competition
  • Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition
  • Borciani International String Quartet Competition
  • Banff International String Quartet Competition
  • Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts
  • Aspen, La Jolla, Music Mountain, Perlman Music Program, Music at Port Milford (Ontario), Highland Cashiers (NC), Madison (GA), and Amelia Island festival
  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • University
  • Richard Aaron, Desmond Hoebig, Clive Greensmith, Janos Starker, and Plina Umansky.