The String Quartet: Performers (D-K)

Groups A-C

Groups L-R

Groups S-Z

Groups Full Index


Daniel. Danish. Danubius. Dartington. Debussy. Delmé. Divertimenti. Dolezal. Drolc. Duke. Dvorák. Éder. Emerson. Emperor. Endellion. English. Essex. Esterházy. Fairfield. Feist. Festetics. Fine Arts. Fitzner. Fitzwilliam. Flonzaley. Fresk. Fryden. Gabrieli. Garaguly. Geneva. Glazunov. Glinka. Gotland. Gouvy. Griller. Group for Contemporary Music. Guarneri. Hagen. Hanson. Havemann. Hawthorne. New Haydn. Helsinki. Heutling. Hindar. Hollywood. Hungarian. Italiano. Janácek. Joachim. Juilliard. Keller. Kneisel. Kocian. Kodály. Koeckert. Kohon. Kolisch. Kontra. Krettly. Kreuzberger. Kronos. Kuijken. Kyncl. Kyndel.

Daniel Quartet
(1) Benzion Shamir
(2) Misha Furman
(3) Itamar Shimon
(4) Zvi Maschkowski

Danish Quartet
(1) Arne Svendsen
(2) Palle Heichelmann
(3) Knud Frederiksen
(4) Pierre-Rene Honnens

Danubius Quartet ; Hungary
(1) Judit Tóth
(2) Adél Miklós
(3) Eniko Nagy
(4) Ilona Ribli
(3) Cecilia Bodolai
(1) Mária Szabó
(3) Agnes Aprů

Dartington (c1977-)
(1) Colin Sauer
(2) Malcolm Latchem
(3) Keith Lovell
(4) Michael Evans
Recordings: Glazunov

Quatuor Debussy (<1996-)
(1) Christoph Collette
(2) Dominique Lonca
(3) Vincent Deprec
(4) Yannick Callier
Recordings: Onslow

Delmé Quartet (1962-)
(1)
(2)
(3) John Underwood
(4)
1967-
(1) Galina Solodchin
(2) Jeremy Painer
(3) John Underwood
(4) Stephen Orton
c1985-
(2) Jeremy Williams
c1988-
(2) John Trusler
(4) Robert Bailey
1988-1991
(4) Jonathan Williams

Divertimenti
(1) Paul Barritt
(2) Rachel Isserlis
(3) Gustav Clarkson
(4) Sebastian Comberti

Dolezal Quartet (1972-1985); Czech
1990-
(1) Bohuslav Matousek
(2) Josef Kekula
(3) Karel Dolezal
(4) Vladimir Leixner

Drolc
(1) Eduard Drolc
(2) Jürgen Paarmann
(3) Stefano Passagio
(4) Georg Donderer
Recordings: Debussy/Ravel (68)

Duke Quartet (1985-); UK
(1) Louisa Fuller
(2) Rick Koster
(3) John Metcalfe
(4) Ivan McCready
Film with Kevin Volans for the BBC
Recordings: Volans, Glass, Schnittke, Tüür

Dvorák Quartet
1964-
(1) Stanislav Srp
(2) Jirí Kolár
(3) Jaroslav Ruis
(4) Frantisek Pisinger

Éder Quartet (1973-); Hungary
<1984->1989
(1) Pál Éder
(2) Erika Tóth
(3) Zoltán Tóth
(4) György Éder
<1995-
(1) János Selmeczy
(2) Péter Szüts
(3) Sándor Papp
Recordings: +Shostakovich

Emerson Quartet (1978-); USA
1993-
(1) Eugene Drucker
(2) Philip Setzer
(3) Lawrence Dutton
(4) David Finckel
(1) Philip Setzer
(2) Eugene Drucker
Recordings: *Bartók, Mozart ['Haydn'], *Prokofiev, *Webern, Barber, Ives, Ravel/Debussy
First and Second violins frequently swap parts

Emperor Quartet (<1986-)
(1) Martin Burgess
(2) Clare Hayes
(3) Niakos Zarb
(4) Paul Brunner

Endellion Quartet (1979-)
(1) Andrew Watkinson
(2) James Clark
(3) Garfield Jackson
(4) David Waterman
(2) Ralph de Sousa

English Quartet
(1) Diana Cummings
(2) John Trusler
(3) Luciano Iorio
(4) Geoffrey Thomas
(2) Colin Callow
(2) Keith Lewis
Note: An earlier 'English Quartet' (1902-1925) had Frank Bridge as violist.

Essex Quartet (<1996-)

Quartetto Esterházy [Esterházy Quartet]
(1) Jaap Schröder
(2) Alda Stuurop
(3) Wiel Peeters
(4) Wouter Moeller
(3) Linda Ashworth
Recordings: Mozart ['Haydn']

Fairfield Quartet
(1) Ruth Ehrlich
(2) Jennifer Godson
(3) Catherine Marwood
(4) Julia Desbruslais

Feist Quartet

Festetics Quartet
(1) Istvan Kertesz
(2) Erika Petofi
(3) Peter Ligeti
(4) Rezso Pertorini
Recordings: Mozart ['Early']

Fine Arts Quartet (1946-)
1962-
(1) Leonard Sorkin
(2) Abram Loft
(3) Irving Ilmer
(4) George Sopkin
<1971->1977
(3) Bernard Zaslev
(1) Ralph Evans
(2) Efim Boico
(3) Jerry Horner
(4) Wolfgang Laufer
Quartet-in-Residence: Northwestern U, NY
TV and Radio appearances, films for educational TV

Fitzner Quartet

Fitzwilliam Quartet (1969-)
(1) Christopher Rowland
(2) Jonathan Sparey
(3) Alan George
(4) Ioan Davies
Quartet-in-Residence: York 3yrs; Warwick (in '74)
Recordings: *Shostakovich (70's), Beethoven, Frank

Flonzaley Quartet (1903-1929); USA
(1) Adolfo Betti
(2) Alfred Pochon
(3) Ugo Ara
(4) Iwan d'Archambeau
(3) Louis Bailly
(3) Félicien d'Archambeau
(3) Nicolas Moldavan
Recordings: Beethoven/Haydn/Mozart, Hoffstetter (20's)

Fresk Quartet
(1) Lars Fresk
(2) Hans-Erik Westberg
(3) Lars-Gunnar Bodin
(4) Per-Göran Skytt

Fryden Quartet
(1) Lars Fryden
(2) Tull Bengt Ericson
(3)
(4)

Gabrieli Quartet (1967-); UK
(1) Kenneth Sillito
(2) Brendan O'Reilly
(3) Ian Jewel
(4) Keith Harvey
c1988-
(1) John Georgiadis
Quartet-in-Residence: University of Essex (1971-), Guildhall School of Music (1986-)
Recordings: Beethoven [Early], Brahms, Haydn, Sibelius
Recordings: Mendelssohn, Walton, Dohnányi, Janácek, Smetana

Garaguly Quartet (1940-1950); Sweden
(1) Carl von Garaguly
(2) Lince Berglund
(3) Tage Broström
(4) Gunnar Norrby
Recordings: Stenhammar #5, Atterberg #2, Larsson, Rosenberg #4

Geneva Quartet
(1) Regis Plantevin
(2) Mireille Mercanton
(3) Andre Vauquet
(4) Maurice Senn

Glazunov Quartet
(1) Natalia Likhopoi
(2) Elena Kharitonova
(3) Inna Peskova
(4) Elena Erofeyeva
c1995-
(1) Olga Kolgatina
(2) Natalia Kolgatina
Recordings: Kabalevsky, Tischenko

Glinka Quartet

Gotland Quartet
(1) Mats Zetterqvist
(2) June Gustafson
(3) Elsbeth Bergh
(4) Ewa Forsberg
(3) Karin Ahnlund

Gouvy Quartet

Griller Quartet (1928-1961); UK
(1) Sidney Griller
(2) Jack O'Brien
(3) Philip Burton
(4) Colin Hampton
Quartet-in-Residence: UCal Berkeley (1949-1961)

Group for Contemporary Music
(1) Benjamin Hudson
(2) Carol Zeavin
(3) Lois Martin
(4) Joshua Gordon

Guarneri Quartet (1965-); USA
(1) Arnold Steinhardt
(2) John Dalley
(3) Michael Tree
(4) David Soyer
Recordings: *Beethoven (60's, second cycle 80's-90's), Mozart ['Haydn'], Arriaga

Hagen Quartet
(1) Lukas Hagen
(2) Rainer Schmidt
(3) Veronika Hagen
(4) Clemens Hagen
(2) Annette Bik

Hanson Quartet
(1) Peter Hanson
(2) Iris Juda
(3) Douglas Paterson
(4) Lionel Handy

Havemann Quartet

Hawthorne Quartet
(1) Ronan Lefkowitz
(2) Si-Jing Huang
(3) Mark Ludwig
(4) Sato Knudsen

New Haydn Quartet
(1) János Horváth
(2) Péter Sárosi
(3) György Porzsolt
(4) Gábor Magyar
Recordings: Quintets: Spohr

Helsinki Quartet

Heutling Quartet
(1) Werner Heutling
(2) Oswald Gattermann
(3) Erich Bohlscheid
(4) Konrad Haesler

Hindar Quartet
(1) Leif Jorgensen
(2) Trond Oyen
(3) Johs Hindar
(4) Levi Hindar

Hollywood Quartet (c1946-1961); USA
(1) Felix Slatkin
(2) Paul Shure
(3) Paul Robyn
(4) Eleanor Aller
1954-
(3) Alvin Dinkin
1959-
(2) Joseph Stepansky
Recordings: Tchaikovsky/Borodin/Glazunov, Creston, Kodály/Smetana, Prokofiev/Walton/Hindemith

Hungarian Quartet (1935-1970); Hungary/USA
(1) Sándor Végh
(2) Péter Szervánsky
(3) Dénes Koromzay
(4) Vilmos Palotai
(1) Zoltán Székely
(2) Sándor Végh
1940-
(2) Alexandre Moskowsky
1956-
(4) Gábor Magyar
1959-
(2) Mihály Kuttner
Bartók's 5th and 6th were premiered by the Hungarian
Recordings: *Beethoven, *Bartók, Mozart ['Haydn'], Haydn, Schubert

Quartetto Italiano
<1974-
(1) Paolo Borciani
(2) Elisa Pegreffi
(3) Piero Farulli
(4) Franco Rossi
1980-
(3) Dino Asciolla
Recordings: *Beethoven

Janácek Quartet (1947-)
1947-
(1) Jirí Trávnícek
(2) Adolf Sékora
(3) Jirí Kratochvíl
(4) Karel Krafka

Joachim Quartet

Juilliard Quartet (1946-); USA
1946-
(1) Robert Mann
(2) Robert Koff
(3) Raphael Hillyer
(4) Arthur Winograd
1955-
(4) Claus Adam
1958-
(2) Isidore Cohen
1966-
(2) Earl Carlyss
1969-
(3) Samuel Rhodes
1974-
(4) Joel Krosnick
1985-
(2) Joel Smirnoff
Recordings: *Bartók (3 times), *Beethoven, Mozart ['Haydn']

Keller Quartet ; Hungary
(1) András Keller
(2) János Pilz
(3) Zoltan Gál
(4) Otto Kertész

Kneisel Quartet
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)

Kocian Quartet (<1978-); Czech
(1) Pavel Hula
(2) Jan Odstrcil
(3) Jirí Najnar
(4) Václav Bernásek
1978-
(3) Zbynek Padóurek
Recordings: +Hindemith, Schulhoff, Mozart ['Haydn']

Kodály Quartet (1970-); Hungary
(1) Attila Falvay
(2) Támas Szabó
(3) Gábor Fias
(4) János Devich
Note: Prior to 1970, with another 1st violin, the quartet was named 'Sebetyén Quartet'
Recordings: +Haydn, +Beethoven

Koeckert Quartet
1987-
(1) Joachim Koeckert
(2) Antonio Spiller
(3) Franz Schessl
(4) Helmar Stiehler
1991-
(1) Rudolf Koeckert
(2) Willi Buchner
(3) Oskar Reidl
(4) Josef Merz

Kohon Quartet (1963-)
(1) Harold Kohon
(2) Raymond Kunicki
(3) Bernard Zaslov
(4) Kay Schweitzer
1968-
(1) Andrew Svilokos
(2) Eugenie Dengel
(3) David Moore
(4) Aaron Shapinsky
Quartet-in-Residence: Columbia U, NY

Kolisch Quartet [Neues Wiener Streichquartett] (1922-1942)
1922-?1939
(1) Rudolf Kolisch
(2) Felix Khuner
(3) Eugen Lehner
(4) Benar Heifetz
?1939-1942
(3) Jascha Veissi
(4) Stefan Auber
Note: in concert performances, the Kolisch played from memory.
Premiers: Bartók 5 & 6, Schoenberg 3 & 4, Webern, Berg Lyric Suite
Recordings: *Schoenberg (30's), Bartók (#5- 1941)

Kontra Quartet ; Denmark
(1) Anton Kontra
(2) Boris Samsing
(3) Peter Fabricius
(4) Morten Zeuthen
Recordings: +Spohr, *Nielsen, Kodály, NÝrgåx;rd, Langgaard, Gade, Ruders

Krettly
(1) Robert Krettly
(2) René Costard
(3) François Broos
(4) André Navarra
Recordings: Honegger #1, Milhaud #2, Ravel, Stravinsky {Biddulph}

Kreuzberger Quartet
(1) Winfried Russmann
(2) Friedgrund Riehm
(3) Hans-Joachim Greiner
(4) Peter Gerschwitz

Kronos Quartet (1973-); USA
1978-
(1) David Harrington
(2) John Sherba
(3) Hank Dutt
(4) Joan Jeanrenaud

Kuijken Quartet
(1) Sigiswald Kuijken
(2) Francois Fernandez
(3) Marleen Thiers
(4) Wieland Kuijken
Recordings: Mozart ['Haydn'], Haydn [7LW]

Kyncl Quartet
(1) Pavel Kyncl
(2) Eduard Krivé
(3) Vladimir Kovár
(4) Václav Horák

Kyndel Quartet (-nla); Sweden
(1) Zelia Aumere
(2) Gert Crafoord
(3) Kurt Lewin
(4) Folke Bramme


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