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“Intensely expressive singing and riveting drama” - New York Times

Crossing national and stylistic boundaries alike, the Vogler Quartet, Ute Lemper, and clarinetist Stefan Malzew embark on an exciting journey bringing together Weimar chansonsand the classical works they influenced. From Weill to Piazzolla, from Schulhoff to Piaf, these exciting artists present an extraordinary portrait of the cultural melting pot of 1920’s Europe.

New Saint-Saëns recording released

Naxos releases the Fine Arts Quartet's latest recording to fabulous reviews. March 2013

The Fine Arts Quartet, with Brazilian pianist Cristina Ortiz, recorded three magnificent chamber works by the French master Camille Saint-Saëns: the Piano Quintet, Op.14, Piano Quartet, Op.41, and the rarely performed Barcarolle, Op.108 in the composer's piano quartet version. This is the Quartet's first recording with its eminent new cellist, Robert Cohen.  The CD was produced and engineered by multiple Grammy® Award winner Steven Epstein. See Naxos News story about the recording session.

Internationally Acclaimed Parker Quartet Named Blodgett Quartet-in-Residence at Harvard University Music Department

The quartet will join the music department teaching faculty at Harvard University beginning in the fall of 2014

Fine Arts Quartet - "Zimbalist"

January 2012

The Fine Arts Quartet has recorded 3 rareties by "Golden Age" master violinist-composers: the world premiere recording of Efrem Zimbalist's Quartet in E Minor in its 1959 revised edition; the world premiere digital recording of Eugène Ysaÿe's long-lost masterpiece for quartet and string orchestra, "Harmonies du Soir"; and Fritz Kreisler's Quartet in A Minor.

The Fine Arts Quatet with Xiayin Wang

September 2012

The Fine Arts Quartet, with pianist Xiayin Wang, has recorded three chamber music masterpieces by Robert Schumann: the Piano Quintet, Piano Quartet, and Piano Trio (Fairy Tales). Produced and engineered by Grammy Award winner Steven Epstein, the CD was released in September 2012.

Jean-Marc Luisada on the Cover of Pianiste Music Magazine

May 2012

Jean-Marc Luisada was featured in Pianiste Music Magazine for its May/June issue in conjunction with the release of his latest recording "Escale".

Jean-Marc Luisada - "Escale"

April 2012

Jean-Marc Luisada's latest CD release "Escale" has been wildly well-received by the critics earning a Choc from French Music Magazine Classica and a Maestro top rating from the prestigious review Pianiste.

And the GRAMMY goes to…

February 2011

The Parker Quartet for Best Chamber Music Performance
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