Musical Friends

Pamela, Norman and Ann examining the Brahms Double Concerto scoreOur next two concerts, June 24th and 25th, are entitled Musical Friends and feature Ann Elliott-Goldschmid and Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, the leader/first violinist and cellist of the Lafayette String Quartet. Don’t expect tea and crumpets from these friends: they are playing Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra, and it is a wild ride.

The Lafayette String Quartet has been together for 25 years. High Notes asked our two soloists whether the Quartet is anything like a family.

Ann Elliott-Goldschmid responded like this:

We are a family for sure. We have grown up together! We have had to find ways to make our working lives compatible. Like a marriage, this has taken a lot of work on the part of every individual. For the most part, however, we get along well even though we are all extremely different. Continue reading