Jonathan BissEmerson String Quartet

“With musicians like this there must be some hope for humanity.” — The Times (London)

David FinckelDavid Finckel, cello

“His playing has great warmth and expressiveness coupled with a noble, aristocratic restraint.” — Strings Magazine


The venerable ensemble will return to Parlance Chamber Concerts with their erstwhile colleague for a festive reunion performance of Schubert’s cherished Cello Quintet.

George Walker Lyric for Strings Program Notes
Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110 Program Notes
Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings Program Notes
Franz Schubert String Quintet in C, D. 956 Program Notes

Watch Michael Parloff’s Lecture about Shostakovich’s 8th String Quartet at Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society: