The Emerson String Quartet gave its all – beauty, power, fire – in Johannes Brahms’s String Quartet in A minor, Opus 51, no. 2.
February feels like the ‘New November’: concerts of real interest during the weekdays and too many great concerts during the weekends.
This was ensemble playing by two people who knew not only the music, but each other completely. There are some things you can’t fake, and one is ensemble playing with a person — or people — you love. (I speak from experience here). Everything was perfect.