Peter Winograd, violin I
Laurie Carney, violin II
Daniel Avshalomov, viola
Wolfram Koessel, cello
Internationally recognized as one of the world’s foremost quartets, the AMERICAN STRING QUARTET celebrates its 41st season in 2016–2017. Critics and colleagues hold the Quartet in high esteem and many of today’s leading artists and composers seek out the Quartet for collaborations.
The Quartet is also known for its performances of the complete quartets of Beethoven, Brahms, Schubert, Schoenberg, Bartók, Mendelssohn, and Mozart, as well as all the string quintets of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Brahms. The Quartet’s recordings of the complete Mozart string quartets on a matched set of Stradivarius instruments are widely held to set the standard for this repertoire.
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