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Quartetto Takács


Edward Dusinberre violin
Károly Schranz violin
Geraldine Walther viola
András Fejér cello

Recognized as one of the world's great ensembles, the Takács Quartet plays with a unique blend of drama, warmth and humor, combining four distinct musical personalities to bring fresh insights to the string quartet repertoire. For thirty-two years the ensemble has been in residence at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

In 2015-2016, the Takács returns to Carnegie Hall for two programs, one featuring a new work by composer Timo Andres, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and one with pianist Garrick Ohlsson. They also perform with Mr Ohlsson at Stanford, the University of Richmond, Spivey Hall in Atlanta, and at the University of Florida. For the first time in many years the Takács will perform in Santiago, Chile, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 
 
In addition to their annual Wigmore Hall series in London, where the quartet are Associate Artists, other European engagements in 2015-2016 include ...

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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