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Committed to Memory

August 24, 20166 min
A concert coming up in Williamsburg next week features the Chiara String Quartet playing by heart - that is, without the score. To memorize, or not to memorize? asks WNYC's Sara Fishko, in this edition of Fishko Files.
The Chiara String Quartet performs "Bartók by Heart" at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, August 30th and 31st.Tickets available online at
Their new album, "Bartók by Heart," is available on Amazon and iTunes.
Edvard GriegLyrics Pieces, Book 1, Op. 12: I. AriettaStephen Hough, pianoJohannes BrahmsQuartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2: I. Allegro non troppoChiara String Quartet: Rebecca Fischer, first violin; Hyeyung Julie Yoon, second violin; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, celloJohannes BrahmsQuartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2: IV. Finale: Allegro non assaiChiara String QuartetBéla BartókQuartet 1, II. AllegrettoChiara String Quartet(Musical example by Jonah Sirota, viola)Béla BartókQuartet 3, Seconda parteChiara String QuartetFranz LisztLégendes, S 175 - 2. St. François De Paule Marchant Sur Les Flots
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Executive Producer: Sara FishkoAssistant Producer: Olivia BrileyMix Engineer: Wayne ShulmisterManaging Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann

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