Chiara String Quartet's Jonah Sirota recently did a piece for WQXR explaining the group's mantra, "chamber music for any chamber."
At that time I hatched an idea. I was already obsessed with classical chamber music (the music written for small groups without conductor, the classical equivalent of the jazz combo). I knew that the music was so good it could be loved by anyone, given the right experience. And I started thinking that maybe the concert hall was not the only way to share this music. Why not open up a club for chamber music? It would be great. Seedy, dive-y, smelling like old beer, and from the stage: Bartok?
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