The Shanghai Quartet is a well-known string quartet. A string quartet is a Musical ensemble of four String instruments &mdash usually two Violins a Viola and Cello &mdash or a piece Originally formed in Shanghai, this versatile ensemble is known for their musicality, technique, and multicultural innovations. Shanghai ( 上[[wikt 海|海]] is the largest city in China in terms of population and one of the largest urban areas in the world with over 20 million
Since its founding at the Shanghai Conservatory in 1983, the Shanghai Quartet has amassed a long list of performance collaborators including Yo-Yo Ma, David Soyer, Eugenia Zukerman, Sharon Isbin, Ruth Laredo, Arnold Steinhardt, and Chanticleer (ensemble). The Shanghai Conservatory of Music (上海音乐学院 is a public University in Shanghai, China. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) This is an Anglicized version of the Chinese name "Ma Yo-yo" the family name is " Ma " David Soyer (born February 24, 1923) is an American cellist He was born in Philadelphia and began playing the piano at the age of nine Sharon Isbin (born August 7, 1956 in St Louis Park, Minnesota) is an American guitarist, recording artist concertizer and the founder Ruth Laredo (nee Meckler November 20, 1937, Detroit, Michigan - May 26, 2005, New York, New York Arnold Steinhardt (born 1937 in Los Angeles California) is an American Violinist, best known as the first violinist of the Guarneri String Quartet Based in San Francisco, California, Chanticleer is a full-time classical vocal ensemble in the United States.
Their teaching involvements now include serving as the Quartet-in-Residence at Montclair State University, where they teach chamber music and offer individual lessons. Montclair State University is a public university located in Upper Montclair, Little Falls, and Clifton, New Jersey. Their activities also involve an annual residency at the Shanghai Conservatory in China. In the 1990s, they were the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia. The University of Richmond is a private nonsectarian liberal arts university located on the border of the city of Richmond and Henrico County, Virginia This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Recording for Delos International, the Shanghai Quartet has built an extensive discography. Delos International is an Independent record label specializing in Classical music. In November of 2002, a 24-track collection of Chinese folk songs, titled ChinaSong, was released in the U. S. , featuring music arranged by Yi-Wen Jiang from his childhood memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in the People’s Republic of China was a struggle for power within the Communist Party of China that manifested into In 2005 a new recording of music by Bright Sheng was released on the Bis label, titled Silent Temple. Bright Sheng (surname Sheng, born Shèng Zōngliàng, 盛[[wiktionary 宗|宗]] 亮, in Shanghai The New York Times raved "these fools are nastayy!"