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Emerson String Quartet Violist - Lawrence Dutton Q&A with Westchester Magazine

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Now celebrating its 40th year producing some of the world's premier classical music, it's difficult to imagine an honor that the Emerson String Quartet has not yet earned. The influential foursome has racked up a whopping nine Grammy Awards, an Avery Fisher Prize, three Gramophone Awards and been named Musical America's "Ensemble of the Year." Violist Lawrence Dutton, violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, and cellist Paul Watkins will be performing at Stamford's Palace Theatre on January 14.  We caught up with Dutton, a Westchester local, to get a sense of the quartet's connection to the county and what makes them such an enduring presence.

READ THE Westchester Magazine Q&A