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As performers, teachers, and orchestral collaborators, this widely acclaimed string quartet advances diversity in classical music while bringing excitement to repertoire ranging from Ravel and Haydn to Wynton Marsalis and Chick Corea.

"The Harlem Quartet played with panache."

—Vivian Schweitzer, The New York Times

Posted: Dec-20-2012
Latest News

The Grammy award-winning Harlem Quartet begin their three-year Royal College of Music residency with a week of events and coaching sessions from 8–14 May [2017]...the group will be special guests in the RCM’s annual Super String Sunday – a free all-day festival of string music, broadcast live at www.rcm.ac.uk/live – and in a special concert celebrating the 80thbirthday of acclaimed RCM harp professor Marisa Robles. As part of their residency the group will also offer up an open rehearsal for RCM students, and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of performers in coaching sessions with musicians from both the Royal College of Music and the RCM Junior Department.

Posted: May-15-2017
Latest Recording

Charles Fox is the hit maker behind songs such as “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” “Ready To Take A Chance Again,”and “I Got A Name.” Seasons features his own versions of several of his hits. It also includes Seals & Crofts performing the song “My Fair Share.” It was released internationally in 1981 but not in the US until now. The album also features a live 2015 recording of “Killing Me Softly With His Song,” featuring the jazz clarinetist Eddie Daniels and The Harlem String Quartet, with Charles at the piano.

Posted: Aug-26-2016
Latest Acclaim

Guaguancó is one of the last styles anyone would associate with string quartets, and Ilmar Gavilán acknowledged it created challenges for them to learn to play. This gorgeous composition, in addition to providing each member of the quartet moments to shine, also required skills rarely seen from string players. 

— DC Metro Theater Arts
Posted: Feb-25-2017
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Posted: Jan-31-2017