Address: 1395 Lexington Ave. - 212-415-5500
Now entering its 43rd and final season and its ninth season as string quartet in residence at 92Y, the Tokyo String Quartet is regarded as one of the supreme chamber ensembles of the world. The Quartet -- Martin Beaver and Kikuei Ikeda (violins), Kazuhide Isomura (viola) and Clive Greensmith (cello) -- has collaborated with a remarkable array of artists and composers, built a comprehensive catalogue of critically acclaimed recordings, and established a distinguished teaching record. At the end of the 2012-13 season, it will cease performances and bid farewell.
Venue Description: Located on the Upper West Side, the 92nd Street Y is NYC's hub for lectures, talks, readings, literary events, classes, Jewish programs, food and wine tastings, and more. They also offer live music, dance performances, and more including the Art of the Guitar, the $5 Fridays at Noon dance series, and social events.