Great reviews for the Engegård Quartet in ‘Gramophone’, ‘BBC Music Magazine’ & ‘Music Web International’

  "The more you listen to them the more you begin to sense the intelligence and refinement, as well as the freshness, of these readings." Richard Bratby, Gramophone, April 2016 Click to read the complete reviews in Gramophone and BBC Music Magazine and ..... "This new version may be what Grieg lovers have been waiting [...]

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Engegård Quartet with our own You Tube channel

We are pleased to announce that the Engegård Quartet now has its own You Tube channel.  Here you can view the Engegård Quartet´s video recordings, including our first live concert recording.  This recording has not been edited in any way, so this is how we really sound!  The recording was made on 3rd November 2015 [...]

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Celebrating Sibelius 150 years and new CD release of Nordic Music

For ticket information Read about our new CD here.   Click to buy this CD

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Engegård Quartet on You Tube – Haydn ‘Emperor’ Quartet

You Tube video from The Engegård Quartet's latest CD recording (2L105-SABD) Haydn Quartet in C Major, Op.76, No.3, 'Emperor: I.Allegro

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Engegård Quartet release new CD

The Engegård Quartet have just released their latest CD, the fourth volume in their series ’String Quartets’ recorded by 2L Lindberg Lyd. This 2 CD recording comprises works from the classical repertoire, Schubert,’s sublime Rosamunde Quartet and Haydn’s Op.76 No.3, as well as Benjamin Britten´s Quartet No.2,. Once again the Engegård Quartet have included Scandinavian [...]

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Biography

Formed under the midnight sun in Lofoten in 2006, the Engegård Quartet has rapidly become one of the most sought after ensembles in Norway, performing at the Bergen Festival and the Oslo Chamber Music Festival in their very first season.

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Repertoire

Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Bartok, Janacek, Britten, Stravinsky, Ligeti, Kurtag, George Crumb, Grieg, Grieg, Leif Solberg, Maja Ratkje, Olav Anton Thommessen

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Booking

We look forward to playing for you!

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I found the superb sound as appealing as the performances, and the whole package receives my hearty recommendation.

I found the superb sound as appealing as the performances, and the whole package receives my hearty recommendation.

The spine of the digipak holding this CD contains a rather intriguing designation—Vol. III—that doesn’t show up anywhere else in the packaging that I can see. Since I’m intrigued, you can guess that I missed Volumes I and II, if such exist. But I’m glad to catch up with the Engegård Quartet of Norway even if I’m late to the party. The program on offer here reflects the kind of programming you’d encounter in a live chamber music concert.

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Engegardkvartetten. What an incredible word, from an incredible language, for an incredible group of musicians.

Engegardkvartetten. What an incredible word, from an incredible language, for an incredible group of musicians.

Engegardkvartetten. What an incredible word, from an incredible language, for an incredible group of musicians. Known in English by the slightly less exotic moniker of the Engegard Quartet, this string quartet has just produced its third recording for 2L–this one comparing a 1772 quartet from Joseph Haydn to a 1992 duplex for violin and viola from Arne Nordheim and a 1934 string quartet from Bela Bartok.

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