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  the smith quartet  
For over 20 years The Smith Quartet  have been at the forefront of the world’s contemporary music scene.

They have developed a repertoire by some of the world’s most exciting composers and have established an international reputation for their dynamic style and original approach to contemporary music.

 
IAN HUMPHRIES – VIOLIN
RICK KOSTER – VIOLIN
NIC PENDLEBURY – VIOLA
DEIRDRE COOPER – CELLO
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FORTHCOMING CONCERTS
March 9th 2014
Turner Sims
Southampton
Michael Nyman – Complete String Quartets
Performances at 3:00pm and 5:00pm
External linkwww.turnersims.co.uk
July 4th 2013
Parabola Arts Centre
Cheltenham Music Festival
performing with Joby BurgeSS
Graham Fitkin – New Work
for String Quartet, Percussion & Electronics
Steve Martland – Starry Night
for String Quartet & Marimba
Steve Reich – Different Trains
for String Quartet & Tape
External linkwww.cheltenhamfestivals.com


General Management
Stephen Chamberlain
stephendchamberlain@gmail.com

T: +44 (0)7932 100542




PRS Foundation
The Smith Quartet gratefully acknowledges the support of PRS for Music Foundation
 

LATEST RELEASE
 
Dance Dance
The Smith Quartet
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“Listen, reflect, marvel.”
The Observer, February 2010


“In 2006, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music festival focused on Morton Feldman, one of the few important composers of the second half of the 20th century whose music had not previously been featured at the festival. At the centre of this belated tribute was a survey of Feldmanʼs works for piano and strings, spread across several recitals, with pianist John Tilbury and the members of the Smith Quartet. They were extraordinary experiences.”
The Guardian, February 2010


“…the superb Smith Quartet…”
The Times


“Effortless class…”
BBC Radio 3: Andrew McGregor’s CD review


“As versatile as the Kronos Quartet, and smoother than the Brodskys, The Smith Quartet have edged ahead of their competitors in contemporary chamber music…”
The Independent On Sunday


“How long before the Kronos is labelled the ‘American Smith Quartet’?… they are ahead of the curve at generating new repertoire and taking the experimental back-catalogue seriously…”
Classic FM Magazine