Ethel: A string quartet plays "Blue Room"
Ethel - String quartet
Ethel is, perhaps, the first 21st-century realization of the classical string quartet. Full bio
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About the speaker:Ethel - String quartet
Ethel is, perhaps, the first 21st-century realization of the classical string quartet.
Why you should listen
An all-star foursome, Ethel includes performers Cornelius Dufallo (violin), Ralph Farris (viola), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Mary Rowell (violin), a mixed bag of players from classical, rock and downtown new-music circles. The powerhouse ensemble takes an unconventional approach to performance.
Says the Wall Street Journal, "Ethel ... created a world in which classical music had never grown distant, a world in which it was as fresh and direct as crowds dancing in the street."
(photo by Steve J. Sherman)
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