Monday, December 10, 2012
Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music in March 2012, the Pacifica was the quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009 – 2012) – a position previously held by the Guarneri String Quartet – and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.
The Vatican officially recognized the Palestinian Authority as a state in an agreement that was signed last month. The treaty, which took 15 years of negotiations to complete, was bitterly condemned by Israel as a setback for the peace process. Vatican officials have described the agreement as reflecting the Church's desire to see the conflict in the Holy Land resolved by a "two-state" solution.
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