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Examiner Review of Cypress String Quartet — 2012 July 24
Examiner Review of Cypress String Quartet —  2012 July 24

Today’s Noontime Concerts™ (“San Francisco’s Musical Lunch Break”) recital featured the return of regular performers, the Cypress String Quartet (violinists Cecily Ward and Tom Stone, violist Ethan Filner, and cellist Jennifer Kloetzel). The program consisted entirely of music by Antonín Dvořák and provided an opportunity for the quartet to perform the music from which they took their name. That composition is the string quartet entitled Cypresses, which consists of twelve of the pieces from a cycle of the same name of eighteen songs for voice and piano based on poems by Gustav Pfleger Moravský. Each of the pieces in the quartet cycle carries the same title as the poem on which the original version was based…

Read the full review by Stephen Smoliar on Examiner.com…