Like a fine wine

By EMILY PARKHURST  |  February 4, 2009

"The definition of chamber music is the interplay between human beings. It's about working together, changing hats, changing roles. There is not a single note that wasn't meant to be heard," says Adams.

"And this work is very personal," adds Kargul. "(Franck) wrote his greatest works in the last 10 years of his life and he found his voice with this work. There is nothing as passionate as this piece. It's a wild ride."

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PORTLAND STRING QUARTET | with pianist Laura Kargul | February 8 at 3 pm (snow date February 9 at 7:30 pm) | Corthell Concert Hall, USM campus, Gorham | $15 | | 207.780.5555

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