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True superstars of the classical world, the Emerson String Quartet returns for the 37th year to Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History for a performance of pieces by a pair of masterful composers: Beethoven and Berg. Declared "the one indispensable quartet" by Newsweek, the quartet has won nine Grammy Awards -- including two for Best Classical Album -- and the coveted Avery Fisher Prize. They've also released more than 30 acclaimed recordings and were recently inducted into the American Classical Music Hall of Fame. With the recent addition of cellist Paul Watkins to the group featuring violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer and violist Lawrence Dutton, the quartet is more electrifying than ever as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.