A Family of String Players Performs in Cooperstown

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Ying Quartet, l-r: Janet Ying (violin), Phillip Ying (viola) new first violinist Robin Scott, and David Ying (cello), in Wolk Atrium outside Hatch Hall at Eastman Theatre, Eastman School of Music March 23, 2015 // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival presents the Ying Quartet.  Cellist David Ying joins us to talk about the program of quartets by Haydn and Tchaikovsky, and a new commission by Christopher Theofanidis. He also talks about how he and his siblings tried very hard to not use their surname as their quartet name.

 

Photo credit: Ying Quartet

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