The Washington Post reviews our latest concert

Charles T. Downey:

The high point of the program was Mark Kopytman’s third string quartet, from 1969, a few years before the Soviet-born composer immigrated to Israel. Unlike Ben-Haim, whose music was somewhat retrogressive in style, Kopytman incorporated dissonance and extended instrumental techniques familiar from the work of Bartok, and the strident brutality played to the Ariel’s strengths.

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