Dalí Returns
Last Sunday I had an opportunity to listen again to the Dalí String Quartet upon its return to the Lehigh Valley, and I enjoyed their performance thoroughly.

The All-Venezuelan group gave a concert of two classical works - Beethoven's Quartet Op. 95 (Serioso) and Haydn Op. 64 no. 5 (Lark) - along with Argentine Astor Piazzolla's well-known Four, for Tango, the first quartet by the Brazilian Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Quartet no. 1 by the contemporary Venezuelan composer Arcangel Castillo (born in 1959).

Dalí has a big, lush sound. They captured the elegance and lightness of the Haydn quartet and did not have any difficulty in switching to the dissonant drama of one of Beethoven's most stormy chamber music works. As expected, they handled the Latin American music with authoritative ease.

Ilan Peleg, The Morning Call
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