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On this day in 2011...


The Minnesota-based ensemble Parker String Quartet win a Grammy for best chamber music recording of the year.

Violinists Daniel Chong and Ying Xue along with cellist Kee-Hyun Kim and violist Jessica Bodner win for their recording of String Quartets of the Transylvanian by composer Gyorgy Ligeti, which can be heard below.

The Parker Quartet then toured Minnesota and of their career stops nationwide, performed at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall in London, and the Seoul Arts Center in South Korea.

They moved from Minnesota to Boston in 2013, and continue to travel the world and showcase their talents.

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