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NSQ to record Vasks 4 and 5

We will FINALLY be realising our dream of recording ALL Peteris Vasks quartets. They are very close to our hearts and we always get such positive feedback wherever we play them. Everyone seems to love his music. We have played No.3, 4 and 5 a lot in the last few years and can’t wait to […]

WCMF 2019 – La Belle Époque

Please check our festival page for details on the programme and artists!

new NSQ baby!

Magnus and Marije are overjoyed with the safe arrival of their baby boy Otto Rupert born on the 28th of July 2017!!  

NSQ wins Kersjesprijs 2017!!

We are very proud to have won the Kersjesprijs 2017; an award of €50.000 from the Dutch Kersjes Fonds which will help us to realise some of our dreams like recording the Schubert Quartets….the award ceremony will be held at the Concertgebouw on the 2nd of December and we hope to see you there!!

WCMF 2018- Schubertiade!

Please write the dates for WCMF 2018 in your diary:  12-15 April 2018! It will be a Schubertiade with a lot of our all-time favourites….performed by wonderful musicians such as Matthew Rose, Tom Poster and Guy Johnston. We will soon post some more information about our guest artists and the full programme!

WCMF 2017

We are very excited to announce our programme and artists for the WCMF 2017 which will be held from March 17-19 2017! We are very lucky to have the Elias Quartet, mezzo-soprano Karin Strobos, flautist Felicia van den End, pianist Daria van den Bercken, accordeonist Johan Wiersma, fiddle player Donald Grant and the Cuypers Ensemble as […]

2nd Weesp Chamber Music Festival 6-8 March 2015

The quartet is really excited to announce the 2nd Weesp Chamber Music Festival will take place from March 6 – 8, 2015. Situated just outside of Amsterdam, the Van Houtenkerk in Weesp in The Netherlands is a dream venue for our chamber music festival. Not only does it have wonderful acoustics suited to chamber music but it […]

Weesp Chamber Music Festival

We just returned from lovely Holland where we held our first Weesp Chamber Music Festival (go to our festival page to see photos!)! It was a non-forgettable weekend full of joy, wonderful music, a sold-out church and sun! The audience especially enjoyed our late night concert by candlelight which we performed sitting in a round […]

Quartet in Residence at Birmingham Conservatoire

We are very pleased to become Birmingham Conservatoire’s Quartet in Residence! We will be going there several times a term to give workshops, masterclasses and concerts.

Weesp Chamber Festival 28-30 March 2014

The quartet is really excited to announce the inaugural Weesp Chamber Music Festival which will take place from March 28th – 30th, 2014. Situated just outside of Amsterdam, the Van Houten church in Weesp is a dream venue to start a chamber music festival. Not only does it have wonderful acoustics suited to chamber music but […]