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The Kreutzer Quartet has rapidly established itself as one of the most sought after string quartets in the UK. They appear regularly at the major London venues and have made many live and studio recordings for the BBC, and major networks all over Europe. They have taken their extremely eclectic programmes to Italy, Germany, France, Holland, Serbia, Montenegro, Sardinia, the US, Spain, Cyprus, Poland, and Lithuania. Recent critical and publically acclaimed performances have been at the Warsaw Autumn Festival, de Doelen, Rotterdam, Quartet 2000, Manchester, and the Vilnius Philharmonic Festival.

The Kreutzers have a busy recording schedule, reflecting their commitment to musical exploration. Following the critical acclaim accorded their releases of cycles of quartets by Gerhard, Finnissy, Birtwhistle, Tippett, and Hallgrimsson, the quartet are in the process of recording and releasing ground-breaking recordings of contemporary music while also keeping a hand in the classical repertoire with a forthcoming Metier disc of Beethoven. They have a particularly strong association with the Metier label, and have also recorded for Naxos, NMC, Chandos, Guild and New Focus.

The Quartet's personnel is

Peter Sheppard Skærved (Violin)
Mihailo Trandafilovski and previously Gordon MacKay (Violin)
Morgan Goff and previously Bridget Carey (Viola)
Neil Heyde (Cello)

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CD details:

MSV 28507 Northern Lights

MSV 28513 Greatest Hits of All Time

MSV 28537 Elliott Schwartz: Tapestry

MSV 28541 Grieg & Finnissy Piano Quintets

MSV 28550 Orfordness

MSVCD 92011 Finnissy: Music for String Quartet

MSVCD 92026 Catalan String Quartets

MSVCD 92032 Gerhard String Quartets

MSVCD 92051 Rochberg & Schwartz

MSVCD 92053 Taking Flight

MSVCD 92055 Maxwell Davies Chamber Music

MSVCD 92058 Wilfred Josephs Clarinet Music

MSVCD 92104 Trajectories - Music by David Gorton

MSVCD 92105 Quartet Choreography Soundtrack

MSVDX101 Quartet Choreography DVD