"Minnesota's foremost teaching and performing string quartet, Artaria Quartet is likely to give eloquent voice to whatever work it tackles.”
— Rob Hubbard, Pioneer Press
“The precision of execution was striking.
It gave the excellent Artaria String Quartet a chance to do some beautifully keen, precise, self-possessed playing.
Bartok's Fifth was sure, eager, and understanding.”— Richard Buell, Boston Globe
“The Artaria impressed as a technically accomplished and stylistically adaptable group. Their Haydn
was full and robust.They functioned as a smooth, well-integrated ensemble
and were excellent in sound and technical capacity.”
— Robert Finn, Cleveland Plain Dealer
“Nationally acclaimed, Artaria performed with exquisite refinement.
Their technical skills cannot be overstated.”
— Carol Winfield, Newport Express
“There was not so much as a sigh throughout Wolfe Recital Hall.
It’s the sort of moment chamber music audiences live for.”
— Ron George, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
“Thoughtful and exacting...ultimately convincing.” — Wetzlar, Germany
“The sound of the quartet is warm and rich, the phrasings distinctive and expressive,
and there is that 'speaking' quality in their playing which is so indispensable for a truly fine performance.
They are ready to claim their place among the best of the many excellent quartets of our day.”
— Eugene Lehner, Kolisch Quartet
“BRILLIANCE ON DISPLAY - - The Artaria String Quartet communicated with superb skill, warmth and energy.
Their sound was intimate and compelling, pure and elegant...a luxurious catch.”
— Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune
“They are musically outstanding. I recommend them very highly.”
— Alexander Schneider, Budapest Quartet
"What a stunning performance, quieting me to appreciation
for such music and such glorious talent"
— Audience Member
“An exceptional ensemble with impressive confidence in its interpretations." — Pioneer Press
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