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San Francisco State’s longtime quartet-in-residence, the Alexander String Quartet, violinists Zakarias Grafilo and Frederick Lifsitz; violist Paul Yarbrough, and cellist Sandy Wilson, stopped by the Strings studio to perform Mozart and Brahms.


Watch the quartet in an arresting performance of Mozart’s String Quartet No. 21 in D major, K.575, Allegretto; and Brahms’ Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2, which was originally composed for piano, but was arranged for string quartet by the Alexander’s first violinist Zakarias Grafilo.