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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
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Harlem Quartet with Cuban pianist-composer Aldo Lopez-Gavilan (far right).

For the 2021-22 season and beyond, Harlem Quartet will once again be sharing the stage with famed Cuban pianist/composer Aldo López-Gavilán, rekindling the joyously energetic concert experience that these five musicians brought to such cities as Seattle, Phoenix, Calgary, Washington, Houston, Denver, Tucson, Rockport (MA), and Chautauqua (NY) in the years between 2015 and 2018.

Posted: Dec-14-2020
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Dizzy Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia (arr. Dave Glenn & Harlem Quartet)

William Bolcom: Three Rags for String Quartet
I. "Poltergeist"
II. "Graceful Ghost"
III. "Icineratorag"

Guido López-Gavilán: Cuarteto en guanguancó

Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10
I. Animé et très décidé
II. Assez vif et bien rythmé
III. Andantino, doucement expressif
IV. Très moderé - En animant peu à peu - Très mouvementé et avec passion



Posted: Jul-17-2020
Latest Acclaim

Harlem Quartet captivated the audience with their classically concentrated set, playing numbers by William Bolcom, Fanny Mendelssohn, Guido Lopez Gavilan and Johannes Brahms.

— Northeastern Illinois University Independent
Posted: Oct-29-2019
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Posted: Aug-23-2019