QUARTET SAN FRANCISCO

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING


A remarkable musical experience … simply delicious.

Herald News, New Jersey Media

… unbridled optimism … unexpected beauty …

Bay Area Reporter

… breezy wit, fine technical finish and a genuine feeling for musical idiom.

Washington Post

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“I got a kick out of hearing these talented musicians interpret my music in such an inventive way. It’s an honor for a composer to have his music revisited by a group such as Quartet San Francisco.”

— DAVE BRUBECK, SPEAKING ABOUT QSF'S GRAMMY-NOMINATED RELEASE, QSF PLAYS BRUBECK

 Photo by Hasain Rasheed

Photo by Hasain Rasheed

Since 2000, Quartet San Francisco has introduced over 100 new works to the string quartet literature. 

 

QSF MISSION

QSF is dedicated to introducing a fresh, vibrant body of string quartet literature––new works that expand the reaches of chamber music.

We are committed to excellence in our playing, and our material is inspired by cultures near and far. 

Our aim is to make the world a better place through music.

QSF ACCOLADES

2013, 2009, 2007 and 2006 CD releases garnered three Grammy® nominations for Best Classical Crossover; three for Best Engineered Classical (Leslie Ann Jones and Judy Kirchner); and two for Best Instrumental Composition.

Winner, International Tango Competition, Argentine Consulate, New York

 Photo by Anthony Bertolli

Photo by Anthony Bertolli

 

About

QSF has toured Italy, China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, and Guam, performing in Cremona, Foggia, Seoul, Tokyo, Hyogo, Sanda, Istanbul, Hagatna, and throughout central and eastern China. As winners of the Argentine Consulate’s International Tango Competition in New York, they performed tangos for an Argentine audience at the historic Café Tortoni in Buenos Aires.

U.S. appearances include New York's Le Poisson Rouge, Yoshi's Jazz Clubs in San Francisco and Oakland, the Brubeck Room in the Wilton Library (at the invitation of Dave Brubeck), the Mendocino Music Festival, in concerts with the Marin Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony, and the Tulsa Symphony, and guest appearances with numerous chamber orchestras.