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"undaunted enthusiasm, camaraderie and sheer exhilaration"
Concerts at Cratfield
"This quartet goes to the very heart of what chamber music is"
The quartet is delighted to congratulate Colin and his partner Yoko on the birth of their son, and welcome to the quartet clan young Kai James Misumi Scobie! Kai was born on 23rd June 2018 and is a gorgeous wee boy. The quartet is looking forward to introducing him to the world of late Beethoven string quartets and much more, but acknowledge there is plenty of time for that later. Congrats Colin!
7-11 AUGUST 2018
STAVANGER CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, NORWAY
12 AUGUST 2018
CONCERTS AT CRATFIELD, UK
20 SEPTEMBER 2018
LAMMERMUIR FESTIVAL, UK
21 SEPTEMBER 2018
LAMMERM UIR FESTIVAL, UK
22 SEPTEMBER 2018
EDINBURGH CARLTON HILTON, UK
24-29 SEPTEMBER 2018
TRONDHEIM CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL, NORWAY
The Quartet has just returned from recording its debut CD on Linn Records, which is to feature string quartets by Haydn alongside their own compositions based on Scottish folk music, drawing comparison between the nature of the two styles. The quartet recorded their CD at Menuhin Hall, Surrey, with Linn producer Philip Hobbs. The CD is due for release in January 2019.
1st Prizewinner and Audience Prizewinner at the 9th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition in 2017, with performances hailed as “superb storytelling by four great communicators" by the Strad Magazine, the Maxwell Quartet is now firmly regarded as one of Britain's finest young string quartets, with a strong connection to their folk music heritage and a commitment to bringing together wide-ranging projects and programmes to expand the string quartet repertoire. read more >