Happy Birthday, Brahms & Tchaikovsky! Musical titans and eventual friends are celebrated today. Tchaikovsky’s works are among the most performed by orchestras around the world. Brahms’ works, although not as often performed, are revered for their core strength and unforgettable melodies.



Read the charming story of how these two composers, who did not like each other’s music, awkwardly met and grew to respect and admire the other. Read on WQXR >>

Atrium Quartet cleverly imagined the composers’ early animosity with side-by-side excerpts of their string quartets and actual quotes from Tchaikovsky and Brahms.