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Formed in 2006 by first prize laureates of the Sphinx Competition, the Harlem Quartet strives to advance diversity in classical music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that includes works by minority composers. Downbeat Magazine says it best: “top-notch chops, sensitive ears and surprising guts.”
“Bringing a new attitude to classical music, one that is fresh, bracing and intelligent.” Cincinnati Enquirer
Program: “Female Forward”
Works by Wynton Marsalis, Jessie Montgomery, Dizzy Gillespie, Aldo López-Gavilán, Caroline Shaw, and Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.