Classical Interviews – Cong Quartet

Formed at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in the US, Cong Quartet is a professional string quartet performing around Asia, Europe, and the United States.

They’re currently studying at the Heifetz Institute in Staunton and they stopped by WTJU to perform Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 1, Opus 59 IV. “Théme Russe,” Tchaikovsky’s String Quartet No. 1 Opus 11 – II, and an original arrangement of Seiko Matsuda’s “瑠璃色の地球” “Azure Planet Earth.”

For more on the Heifetz Institute, visit: heifetzinstitute.org

These interviews air as part of WTJU’s Classical Sunrise, weekday mornings from 7-9am.

Interviews

Forming the Cong Quartet

Heifetz International Music Institute

Musical Influences

The Viola

Young People in Classical

Performances

Beethoven String Quartet Opus 59 No. 1 IV. “Théme Russe”

Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 1 Opus 11 – II

Seiko Matsuda’s “Blue Planet Earth”

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