This Week in Classical Music 2/4/14

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In one of the Late, great Philip Seymour Hoffmann's last films,. The Late Quartet",  the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet receives a life changing diagnosis, the group's future suddenly hangs in the balance as they are about to play their 25th anniversary concert, quite possibly their last.  On This week in Classical music, Scientists have discovered that analyzing tempos can point to which player is the top dog; and a priceless Strad is stolen from a violinist after a concert in Milwaukee.