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16 Mar 2007 00:00 - 00:00

Herold String Quartet

The Herold Quartet was established in 1998 and in 2001 received the annual award from the prestigious Czech Chamber Music Society. (This Society, founded over 100 years ago, is part of the Czech Philharmonic).


Mozart: String Quartet No 19 in C Major KV465 ‘Dissonance’

Janáček: String Quartet No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’

Luboš Sluka: String Quartet No.4

Dvořák: String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 (B.179) ‘American’


telephone: 01872 274609, web site: beehive.thisiscornwall.co.uk



The Quartet perform regularly in the major concert halls in their home city of Prague and in venues in the Czech Republic. They have had successful tours to France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Greece, USA and Brazil.


2005 saw their UK debut at Wigmore Hall and their first tour to Japan which included a performance at the World Expo exhibition in Aichi. In November 2005 the ensemble had their first tour to Australia. Future concerts in European countries are scheduled (Spain, Greece, Germany, Austria). A tour to the UK is currently being planned for the 2006/2007 season.


The Ensemble has recorded two CD's with the last quartets of the Czech Masters (Smetana, Dvořák and Janáček) and with the three famous quartets of Mozart. Members of the Quartet have also recorded for Czech Radio, ABC Classic FM Sydney, Hessischer Rundfunk and for Supraphon

The Herold Quartet works regularly with Professor Břetislav Novotný, first violinist of the Prague Quartet and an excellent teacher





30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


16 Mar 2007 00:00 - 00:00


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