Brentano Quartet to Close Series

Will interpret Bach’s Art of the Fugue

The Howland Chamber Music Circle will close out its current season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, with a return engagement from the Brentano String Quartet, featuring Mark Steinberg and Serena Canin on violin, Misha Amory on viola and Nina Lee on cello.

The Brentano String Quartet (photo provided)

The Brentano String Quartet (photo provided)

The quartet, founded in 1992, in 2014 became the artists-in-residence at Yale University after a 14-year residency at Princeton. For their performance at the Howland Cultural Center, the group has chosen a unique reading of Bach’s The Art of the Fugue, an unfinished work of unspecified instrumentation. The performance will include readings by Beacon poet Roger Alpon and a play the quartet commissioned.

Tickets are $30 ($10 for students) and can be reserved by calling 845-765-3012 or visiting A reception will follow the performance. The cultural center is located at 477 Main St.

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