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May 3, 2022
Boston Classical Review

Celebrity Series unveils expansive lineup for 2022-23 season

The Celebrity Series will return in full force next season with a starry array of classical concerts including several programs aimed at diversity and “equity.”

February 24, 2022
Chicago Sun-Times

Emerson String Quartet — ‘the finest in the world’ — playing Chicago one last time

The quartet is undertaking a kind of farewell tour, which includes what is billed as its final stop in Chicago.

September 17, 2021
New York Magazine

The Emerson String Quartet’s Coda Begins

A long good-bye after four decades of ensemble stardom.

August 26, 2021
Strings Magazine

The Emerson String Quartet Celebrates 40 Years

The members of the Emerson Quartet discuss the secrets behind their trailblazing success, their legacy, and what the future holds

August 26, 2021
New York Times

Celebrated String Quartet Will Disband, Ending 47-Year Run

The Emerson String Quartet, a renowned chamber ensemble known for its lively, nuanced playing, announced...

February 3, 2021
The New York Times

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love String Quartets

Listen as our writers and some of our favorite artists share music of intimacy, intensity and joy.

July 5, 2017
The Boston Globe

Exploring a Shostakovich obsession

The Emerson String Quarter in rehearsal for its upcoming "Shostakovich and the Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy." XI WANG

January 10, 2017
Westchester Magazine

Q&A: Emerson String Quartet's Lawrence Dutton

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June 3, 2016
The Washington Post

Renée Fleming, Emerson String Quartet present a rapturous recital of Austrian songs

Emerson String Quartet.

April 11, 2014
The New York Times

A Venerable Tapestry, Woven Anew

The Emerson String Quartet: from left, Eugene Drucker, Philip Setzer, Paul Watkins and Lawrence Dutton.

April 6, 2012
NPR

Beethoven's String Quartet Of Transcendence

The Emerson Quartet play Beethoven at the Savannah Music Festival. From left: Philip Setzer, Eugene Drucker, David Finckel and Lawrence Dutton