About Kreutzer Quartet

Posted on November 9th, 2009 by


DSCN0624 The members of the Kreutzer Quartet are Peter Sheppard Skærved, Neil Heyde, Mihailo Trandafilovski, Morgan Goff.

The Kreutzer Quartet has forged an enviable reputation as one of the Europe’s most dymanic and innovative string quartets. They are the dedicatees of numerous works, and over many years forged cDSCN0634reative partnerships with composers including Sir Michael Tippett, David Matthews, Michael Finnissy, Judith Weir, and Haflidi Hallgrimsson. They have a particularly strong relationship to a cross-section of leading American composers, having collaborated intensively with the great George Rochberg in the last few years of his life, as long as working closely with figures as Elliott Schwartz, and the prolific symphonist Gloria Coates. As recording artists they have won critical acclaim for their discs on the Naxos, Metier, and Chandos labels. They are Artists in Association at Quartet at York University, and at Wiltons Music Hall.  Their work in collaboration with art galleries has garnered much attention, and large audiences, particularly their annual residency at the Tate Gallery, St Ives.

Kreutzer Quartet playing John Cage at Tate Modern. 2006

Kreutzer Quartet playing John Cage at Tate Modern. 2006