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BRIEF: Onstage -- Tech savvy: Borromeo String Quartet

June 20, 2014

By Bill Kohlhaase, The Santa Fe New Mexican



June 20--The Borromeo String Quartet -- violinists Nicholas Kitchen and Kristopher Tong, violist Mai Motobuchi, and cellist Yeesun Kim -- is celebrated for its energetic, passionate performances of new music and the classical repertoire. The foursome, which has been in residence at the New England Conservatory of Music for more than 20 years, has played with a wide range of performers, including Audra McDonald, AngÉlique Kidjo, and Branford Marsalis. The group is also known for its innovative use of technology, both in concert and in the classroom. Joining the musicians for the opening program of the Taos School of Music's summer concert series at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, at the Taos Community Auditorium (133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte) are pianist Thomas Sauer and violist Michael Tree. They play music by Haydn, Britten, and DvorÁk. Tickets ($20; discounts available) can be purchased at www.taosschoolof-music.com. The Borromeo returns to the series on July 6.

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