The Escher String Quartet, having emerged from the stellar ranks of CMS's Bowers program, now commands the unqualified respect of the international musical community, and the awe of colleagues everywhere. The Escher offers a program of string quartet gems which includes quintessential Czech and Russian works, paired with Bartok's brief but action-packed third quartet.
- Dvořák Quartet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 51 (1878-79)
- Bartók Quartet No. 3 for Strings (1927)
- Tchaikovsky Quartet No. 3 in E-flat minor for Strings, Op. 30 (1876)