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April 8, 2024
7:30 p.m.

Jerusalem Quartet

Tulane University, Dixon Hall

Pre-performance lecture at 6:30 p.m. and online


  • Smetana: Quartet No. 1 in E minor ("From My Life")

  • Bartok: Quartet No. 3, Sz. 85

  • Beethoven: Quartet in E minor, Op. 59, No. 2 ("Razumovsky")


  • Alexander Pavlovsky, violin

  • Sergei Bresler, violin

  • Ori Kam, viola

  • Kyril Zlotnikov, cello

“The musicians of the Jerusalem … invest intense focus and stylistic truth on everything they touch.”

– Cleveland Plain Dealer

Since the ensemble’s founding in 1993 and subsequent 1996 debut, the four Israeli musicians have embarked on a journey of growth and maturation. This experience has resulted in a wide repertoire and stunning depth of expression, which carries on the string quartet tradition in a unique manner. The ensemble has found its core in a warm, full, human sound and an egalitarian balance between high and low voices. This approach allows the Quartet to maintain a healthy relationship between individual expression and a transparent and respectful presentation of the composer’s work. It is also the drive and motivation for the continuing refinement of its interpretations of the classical repertoire as well as exploration of new epochs.

The Jerusalem Quartet is a regular and beloved guest on the world’s great concert stages. Recent appearances include a Beethoven quartet cycle at Wigmore Hall in London; a Bartok cycle at the Salzburg Festival; their annual String Quartet seminar in Crans Montana Switzerland, and a residency at the Jerusalem Academy of Music. 

The Jerusalem Quartet appears as part of NOLA Chamber Fest! Don't miss an insightful masterclass with the winners of this chamber music festival, along with youth programs and concerts. Festival passes and more information about NOLA Chamber Fest activities are available at!

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