Playing for laughs

Most would agree that classical music is serious business. For many, that lies at the core of its charm; but for others, it weighs a mite heavily.

You could certainly put violinist Filip Jaslar and cellist Bolek Blaszczyk in the latter category and, for that matter, the rest of the MozART group – violinist Michał Sikorski and viola player Paweł Kowaluk.

Consider the group’s declaration of intent on the quartet’s website, and you get the irreverent entertainment picture: “We exist despite the sober formality of great concert halls, despite the boredom of classical musicians’ life, despite fanatic lovers of classical music, despite fans of rock, rap or pop who are afraid of classical music.


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