The collaboration of the Mir Quartet with Franklin

Cecil Giltz Published:

The collaboration of the Mir Quartet with Franklin Cohen, principal clarinet of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1976, drew an audience of nearly 500 people for a standing-ovation performance recently as part of the Kent Classic Arts in the University Auditorium at Kent State University. Mir members and guest include, from left, John Largess, violist; Satoko (Sandy) Yamamoto, violinist; Cohen, clarinetist; Joshua Gindele, cellist; Daniel Ching, violinist. The program included Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts the String Quartet in B flat Major, Hunt; Bla Bartks the String Quartet No. 5; and Johannes Brahms the Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op. 115. The members of Mir are artists-in-residence and faculty members at KSU and Kent/Blossom Music in Ohio.

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