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March 14, 2014

RENAUD GARCIA-FONS QUARTET

From the moment Renaud Garcia-Fons held a double bass in his hands for the first time at age sixteen in Paris, the future of the instrument was destined for change. In a flash of insight, he saw possibilities to use the bass to explore all the music that interested him— classical, jazz, Persian...
10
January 2015

Whiffenpoofs of Yale

Every year, 14 senior Yale men are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest and best known collegiate a cappella group. Founded in 1909, the “Whiffs” began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory’s Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern...
6
January 2015

THE KING’S SINGERS

The King referred to was Henry IV, founder of King’s College, Cambridge (1441), where the original King’s Singers was founded in 1968. This legendary ensemble has over 150 recordings and 200 commissioned works to its credit, ranging from Renaissance scores to transcriptions...
10
December 2014