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Escher String Quartet with Jordan Bak, viola

Caltech's Beckman Auditorium 332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena

Like artist M.C. Escher, for whom it is named, the Escher String Quartet creates its own ‘impossible constructions’, simultaneously showcasing each instrument’s part while melding them into one, offering audiences unusual views and new perspectives. As The Guardian noted, the ensemble displays “fabulous unanimity, tonal warmth and care over detail.” Jordan Bak has achieved international … Continue reading Escher String Quartet with Jordan Bak, viola

Quicksilver Baroque Ensemble

Caltech's Beckman Auditorium 332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena

“Revered like rock stars within the early music scene” (New York Times), Quicksilver Baroque Ensemble brings together top North American historically-informed performers. Described as “drop dead gorgeous with a wonderful interplay of timbres,” (Early Music America), Quicksilver vibrantly explores the rich chamber music repertoire from the early modern period to the High Baroque. Music in … Continue reading Quicksilver Baroque Ensemble

Takács Quartet

Caltech's Beckman Auditorium 332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena

“Even in the most exuberant passages, in the most intricate webs of superimposed rhythms, the Takács beguile the ear with their incisive phrasing, their consistency, and their sense of detail.” - Diapason Students at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest (including founding cellist András Fejér) formed the Takács Quartet in 1975, and soon won prizes … Continue reading Takács Quartet