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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"

Stavanger Aftenblad

LATEST NEWS

OCTOBER 2018: Maxwell Quartet tour Scotland

 

 

The Maxwell Quartet will tour Scotland from 16th - 27th October, performing throughout the country at music societies in the Highlands, Perthshire, and Aberdeenshire. They will also give a very special performance on Monday 22nd october at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in collaboration with head of strings, Professor David Watkin, which will include an up-close lecture-recital, looking at Beethoven's late Quartet in B Flat, Op. 130, and the colossal Grosse Fugue, Op. 133, which Beethoven originally composed as the final movement of this epic work. To catch them near you, visit our schedule page.

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

UPCOMING |

 

16 OCTOBER 2018

BOATOF GARTEN, UK

 

17 OCTOBER 2018

FORT WILLIAM,UK

 

18 OCTOBER 2018

INVERNESS,UK

 

19 OCTOBER 2018

THURSO, UK

 

20 OCTOBER 2018

BIRNAM, UK

 

21 OCTOBER 2018

DUNBLANE,UK

 

22 OCTOBER 2018

GLASGOW, UK

 

APRIL 2018: Maxwell Quartet record debut on Linn Records

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 March 2019.

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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 >

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 MAXWELL QUARTET // WINNERS

1ST PRIZE // AUDIENCE PRIZE

9TH TRONDHEIM INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION