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2017–18 Quartet in Residence: Aizuri Quartet


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Aizuri Quartet

Ariana Kim and Miho Saegusa, violins
Ayane Kozasa, viola
Karen Ouzounian, cello

The critically acclaimed and fast-rising Aizuri Quartet is a "string sisterhood of Juilliard and Curtis graduates—each one a magnificent musician in her own right … Every note the quartet produces is lovingly crafted and savored (The Washington Post). Even their name derives from art: aizuri-e, is a predominantly blue style of Japanese woodblock printing noted for its vibrancy, craft, and beauty. "The Aizuri Quartet … is in full possession of that most elusive of string quartet qualities: the balance between charisma of the individual and cohesion of the collective."—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Music and Mayhem
Saturday, October 21, 7 pm: http://met.org/2hxyDMx

Music and Isolation
Friday, December 1, 7 pm: http://met.org/2k2qnbN

Japan Across the World
with guest artist Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi
Friday, February 23, 7 pm: http://met.org/2yr2aOY

The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Tickets start at $50

Bring the Kids for $1: http://met.org/2a36Otd

This residency is made possible by the Grace Jarcho Ross and Daniel G. Ross Concert Fund.

Tickets to these events include same day Museum admission.