Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Ysaye Quartet stunning in return visit.

Byline: Joanne Sheehy Hoover For the Journal

Generous with their time and talents, the Ysaye Quartet gave a long and stunning concert Sunday afternoon in the Simms Center for the Performing Arts as the season opener for Chamber Music Albuquerque. For 2 1/2 hours minus intermission time the ensemble poured forth some of the most inspired string quartet playing to be heard in these parts over the past few years.

Chamber Music Albuquerque, the umbrella organization for Chamber Music at the Simms and the June Music Festival, is making this an encore year. All but one of the nine ensembles scheduled have previously played in the series which, as the June Music Festival, marks its 60th season this next summer. …

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