Creation 1997
City London, UK
Country United Kingdom
Links Allmusic

An internationally renowned Anglo-Irish string quartet based out of London, the versatile and award-winning Carducci String Quartet has performed brand new quartets, classic works by Haydn, a complete Shostakovich cycle, and even partnered with folk-rock icon Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull. Founded in 1997 around the talents of Matthew Denton (violin), Michelle Fleming (violin), Eoin Schmidt-Martin (viola), and Emma Denton (cello), the quartet has won numerous international competitions, including Concert Artists Guild International Competition 2007 and First Prize at Finland’s Kuhmo International Chamber Music Competition, and in 2016 they took home a Royal Philharmonic Society Award for their Shostakovich Quartets. They have released a bevy of acclaimed recordings and curated many diverse projects. Allmusic