Momenta Quartet and the Momenta Festival

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Word of the Momenta Quartet’s diligence, curiosity and excellence is definitely out
— Steve Smith, The New York Times
Many another musical event would do well to follow the festival’s example.
— George Loomis, Classical Voice America

Momenta: the plural of momentum – four individuals in motion towards a common goal. This is the idea behind the Momenta Quartet, whose eclectic vision encompasses contemporary music of all aesthetic backgrounds alongside great music from the recent and distant past. The New York City-based quartet has premiered over 150 works, collaborated with over 200 living composers and was praised by The New York Times for its “diligence, curiosity and excellence.” In the words of The New Yorker’s Alex Ross, “few American players assume Haydn’s idiom with such ease.”

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Momenta Quartet Brown University, 2/10/17