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"There's a core spirit… of serious play. Music as serious play. It's really fun."
Colin Jacobsen

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Visit The Knights homepage for more information about the orchestra, including upcoming concerts and albums.

Reviews of The Knights
NYTimes logo“as inventive as could be… The players were unquestionably having a good time… and it was hard not to get caught up in its spirit.”

LA Times logo
“if we are to talk about the future of classical music in America, sooner or later, the Knights will come up”

Daily News logo“It’s… unusual to see [classical music] discussed in the kind of animated terms usually reserved for less stately styles of music.”

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“refinements achieved communally during the rehearsal result in greater buoyancy and songfulness”

More from members of The Knights
Brooklyn Rider Quartet logoColin and Eric have teamed up with fellow Knights Johnny Gandelsman (violin) and Nicholas Cords (viola) to form The Brooklyn Rider Quartet. Check out their full live recording session at WNYC.

CMS logoSeveral of The Knights are also members of Chamber Music Society Two at Lincoln Center. CMS Two is a three-season residency offering high-profile Lincoln Center performance opportunities and practical training for the development of the professional skills needed on and off the stage.

Bargemusic logoSince 1977, Bargemusic has presented chamber music in an unlikely and startlingly beautiful venue—a floating barge at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge. Both established and emerging musicians perform at Bargemusic on a small stage with the dramatic backdrop of the East River and lower Manhattan skyline.

Tafelmusik Baroque OrchestraTafelmusik, Canada’s award-winning period instrument orchestra, was founded in 1979 and has long been renowned in North America and internationally for its distinct, exhilarating and soulful performances.

Helicon logoFounded on the belief that artworks are the principal recorded sources of humankind’s conscious awareness, Helicon’s mission is to explore historical music through the instruments and interpretive styles used by the composers themselves.

More information
Julliard logoExplore the school where Colin and Eric got their starts. Juilliard’s Pre-College Division offers a thorough and comprehensive program of music instruction for talented young people who show the potential to pursue a professional career in music.

Friends of Thirteen logoThe Friends of THIRTEEN, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of volunteers who act as liaisons between THIRTEEN and the community. For more information, contact Dorothy Pacella, Executive Director at 212.560.2800 or Pacella@thirteen.org.

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