Recipient of the inaugural Merito String Quartet Award & Valentin Erben Prize and a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Award in 2018,  the Castalian String Quartet this season gives debut recitals in New York City (Lincoln Center), Washington D.C. (Phillips Collection), Montreal (Salle Bourgie), Toronto (Canadian Opera Company), Vancouver (Vancouver Recital Series), Paris (Auditorium du Louvre), Brussels (Flagey) and Vienna (Wiener Konzerthaus).

Concerts

  • Sun 08 Sep 19

    Venue

    Concerts at Cratfield

    3:00 pm

    St. Mary’s Church

    IP19 0BX Halesworth, Suffolk

    Programme

    Beethoven – Quartet Op. 18 no. 2 in G major
    Beethoven – Quartet Op. 18 no. 6 in B flat major
    Brahms – Quartet in A minor, Op. 51 No. 2

  • Wed 18 Sep 19

    Venue

    FestWest

    7:30pm

    St Mary’s Church

    Chapel St, Penzance

    Programme

    Susan Tomes, piano

    Haydn – Quartet in G major, Op. 77 no. 1
    Weir – The King of France for piano
    Haydn – Variations in F minor for piano
    Beethoven – Quartet in E minor, Op. 59 no. 2 “Razumovsky”

  • Thu 19 Sep 19

    Venue

    FestWest

    7:30pm

    St Marys Church

    Chapel St, Penzance

    Programme

    Susan Tomes, piano

    Mozart – Piano Concerto K414 in A
    Thomas Adès – The Four Quarters
    Mozart – Piano Concerto in C major K415
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Blog

Read about quartet life, travels and concerts

  • Curl It Like Carlos

    Curl It Like Carlos

    Castalian String Quartet Blog

    It was the 1998 football World Cup and my parents had bought me the tournament’s seminal hardback guide—a hefty bible of star players, colourful kits and vital statistics. Decked out in Colombia’s banana-yellow strip and sporting a wild mop of blond curls, one footballer captured my imagination above all…

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  • Postcards

    Postcards

    Castalian String Quartet Blog

    I was 10 when I first attended a chamber music course in the idyllic medieval abbey at Leiston, near Aldeburgh. My family lived in the Highlands of Scotland, and homesickness hit even before Mum and Dad headed back up North. I cried so much that they spent hours in a…

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