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"Four young men in the prime of life, playing with absolute conviction"

Strathearn Herald

 

1st Prizewinner and Audience Prizewinner at the 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, and hailed as “brilliantly fresh, unexpected and exhilarating” by The Scottish Herald, the Maxwell Quartet is now firmly regarded as one of Britain's finest string quartets,  with a strong commitment to bringing together wide-ranging projects and programmes to expand the string quartet repertoire. The Strad Magazine has described the quartet's performances as "superb storytelling by great communicators".  read more >

LATEST NEWS

Maxwell Quartet win First Prize, Audience Prize at 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition

The Maxwell Quartet is delighted to have received both Jury 1st Prize and the Audience Prize at the prestigious Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in Norway. In addition to the first prize of 15.000 euros, the quartet is invited to return to next year's Trondheim Kammermusikk Festival, and will also feature in Stavanger Chamber Music Festival (NO), Tivoli Concert Series (DK), Amsterdam String Quartet Biennale (NE) and Fest-spiele Mecklenberg (DE).

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"wonderful playing... so many great qualities... fiery and imaginative readings"

Clive Greensmith 

cellist, Tokyo Quartet

Snape Sound Installlation at Aldeburgh's Snape Maltings

The Maxwell Quartet is delighted to have collaborated with Snape Maltings this year for a special project exploring the acoustic properties of the famous Maltings Hall, a place of great importance to Benjamin Britten throughout his compositional career. In March 2017 the quartet was invited for a chamber music residency at Aldeburgh, which featured performances at the Jubilee Hall in addition to this exciting new project. The installation can be viewed at Snape Maltings throughout july 2017.

VIDEO//Maxwell Quartet perform BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 12 Es-Dur Op. 127 // Final Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition

UPCOMING |

 

25-30 SEPTEMBER 2017

TRONDHEIM INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION, NORWAY

 

30 OCTOBER 2017

EMS RESIDENCY, CREAR

 

10 NOVEMBER 2017

MILNGAVIE MUSIC CLUB

 

14 NOVEMBER 2017

BRUNTON THEATRE, MUSSELBURGH

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 MAXWELL QUARTET // WINNERS

1ST PRIZE // AUDIENCE PRIZE

9TH TRONDHEIM INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION