Hailed for their ‘powerful individuality of sound’ and ‘instinctive singularity of musical intention’ (The Scotsman) whose performances are ‘full of poetry, joy and sorrow’ and ‘realised to such perfection’ (The Observer), the Castalian String Quartet are quickly emerging as one of the most exciting and in-demand quartets on the world stage.


  • Mon 15 Jul 24
    Wed 17 Jul 24


    Lockenhaus Kammermusikfest



    The programme is a surprise announced shortly before the events.

  • Thu 18 Jul 24
    Mon 22 Jul 24


    Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival



    Franz Schubert – Quartet in G major, D887

    Francesco Antonioni – Surfarara (Finnish premiere)

    Ludwig van Beethoven – Quartet in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso”

    Béla Bartòk – Quartet no. 5

    Joseph Haydn – Quartet Op. 76 no. 4 “Sunrise”

    Wynton Marsalis – Meeelaan for bassoon and string quartet



  • Thu 15 Aug 24
    Fri 16 Aug 24


    North Norfolk Music Festival

    South Creake, Norfolk


    Daniel Lebhardt, piano

    Will Duerden, double bass

    Ludwig van Beethoven – Quartet Op. 95 “Serioso”

    Leoš Janaček – Quartet in E minor ‘Kreutzer Sonata’

    Joseph Haydn – Quartet Op. 76 no. 6 “Sunrise” and Op. 20 no. 6

    Béla Bartòk – Quartet no. 5

    Franz Schubert – Trout Quintet, D.667



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