Slideshow: The Escher Quartet at Zabar's

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Shoppers at Zabar’s got an unexpected treat with their smoked fish, cheeses and baked goods Wednesday morning. The Escher String Quartet planted itself in front of the fish counter of the Upper West Side food emporium and began playing the first movement of Beethoven’s “Serioso” Quartet. Watch the video and check out some images below:

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The Escher Quaret Plays in front of the Zabar's Fish Counter
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The musicians prepare for their Zabar's debut in the store's "backstage" area
The Escher Quartet emerges onto Broadway, baked goods in hand
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Saul Zabar, owner of Zabar's poses with a WQXR Trout Week pamphlet

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