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VC Artist Aizuri Quartet’s “Aizuri Kids” — Episode 5

Check out this this web series for children uses the string quartet as a catalyst for creative learning


In this fifth episode, VC Artist Aizuri Quartet asks: “How do music and food go together?”

“In the Aizuri Quartet, we layer our sounds and blend four instruments together to create one group sound,” the group shared!

“That got us thinking, there are many foods that have layers — layers of different flavors that blend together. Food and music are great partners! It’s like unlocking another way we can use our imagination, by connecting our ears to the sense of taste. How is the quartet sound related to a lasagna fresh out of the oven? Can we sound like a creamy vanilla pudding?”




Aizuri Quartet:

Emma Frucht & Miho Saegusa, violins

Ayane Kozasa, viola

Karen Ouzounian, cello


The video is scripted and edited by Miho Saegusa. The music featured in this episode includes Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 127 and Paul Wiancko’s “LIFT” for String Quartet.

Season 2 is made possible in partnership with Salon de Virtuosi by the New York State Council on the Arts — with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council — and a generous grant from the Alphadyne Foundation.

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