biography

Quartetto Takács


Edward Dusinberre violin
Harumi Rhodes violin
Richard O'Neill viola
András Fejér cello

Takács Quartet

The Takács Quartet, now entering its forty-sixth season, is renowned for the vitality of its interpretations. The Guardian recently commented: “What endures about the Takács Quartet, year after year, is how equally the four players carry the music.” BBC Music Magazine described their recent Dohnányi recording with pianist Marc André Hamelin as “totally compelling, encapsulating a vast array of colours and textures.” Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado, Edward Dusinberre, Harumi Rhodes (violins), Richard O’Neill(viola) and András Fejér (cello) perform eighty concerts a year worldwide.

In June 2020 the Takács Quartet was featured in the BBC television series Being Beethoven. The ensemble also released a cd for Hyperion of piano quintets by Amy Beach and Elgar, a fitting way to celebrate Geri Walther’s fifteen years as the Takács’ violist before her retirement from the group. T...

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Gramophone

Wed 1 Jun 2016

DEBUSSY String Quartet FRANCK Piano Quintet

The New York Times

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Takacs Quartet and the Viennese Masters Play at Alice Tully Hall

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Brahms String Quintets / Hyperion records
Brahms String Quintets / Hyperion records
Britten String Quartets / Hyperion records
Britten String Quartets / Hyperion records