The Cassatt Quartet - Muneko Otani and Jennifer Leshnower, violins; Rosemary Nelis, viola; and Gwen Krosnick, cello - will play, among other works, MODES for string quartet by Dorothy Rudd Moore on Saturday 11/5 in Briarcliff Manor, NY. Additional performances are planned for New York City and other touring dates/locations.
Hailed for its “mighty rapport and relentless commitment,” the Cassatt String Quartet has performed to critical acclaim across the world since its founding in 1985, with appearances at Alice Tully Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, the Kennedy Center, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Centro National de las Artes, Maeda Hall, and Beijing’s Central Conservatory. The group’s discography includes over forty recordings, spanning the Koch, Naxos, New World, Point, CRI, Tzadik, and Albany labels – including three discs that have been named by Alex Ross to his “10 Best Classical Recordings” feature in The New Yorker Magazine.
The Cassatt Quartet’s upcoming projects include major performances and recordings of works by Daniel S. Godfrey, Tania León, and Shirish Korde; their annual residencies at the Seal Bay Festival of American Chamber Music and Cassatt in the Basin!; hometown concerts in the New York area; and appearances at Music Mountain, Treetops Chamber Music Society, Maverick Concerts, and Jordan Hall.
The CSQ is named for the great Impressionist painter Mary Cassatt.