The Takács Quartet first played Middlebury’s Performing Arts Series in 1994, the start of a 28-year partnership. The quartet’s April 22 performance, featuring a genre-bending ensemble with bandoneón and accordina virtuoso Julien Labro, was by far the most daring program presented.
Tejas Srinivasan is an opinion editor.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Srinivasan plans on joint-majoring in Music and English and American Literatures. Outside of the Opinion desk, he is also a classical pianist, studying and performing repertoire from the 1600s to present day. At Middlebury, Srinivasan enjoys performing in various ensembles at the music department.
When not obsessing over classical records or sight-reading from old manuscripts, he enjoys running and watching tennis and cycling.
Here’s my recommendation: the next time you’re stressed or worried during these troubled times...try listening to a piece mentioned in this article, or any piece by Beethoven