• Villiers String Quartet 3rd October 2017 Villiers Quartet embarks on another US tour.

    Villiers Quartet will return to US this autumn, presenting the music of Fricker, Alan Bush and Delius. The tour includes residencies at Dartmouth College where the VQ continue in their role as visiting artists, Duke University for a Symposium on British Quartet Music and finally to Jacksonville, the home of their muse, Delius. The trip […]

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  • Villiers String Quartet Delius/Elgar CD is reviewed widely in Europe, and was chosen for Record of the week for Klara Radio in Germany.

    Delius/Elgar CD has been reviewed widely in Europe, and was chosen for Record of the week for Klara Radio in Germany. See the reviews in here.  

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  • Villiers String Quartet 19th May 2017 The VQ’s recording of Delius & Elgar Quartets debuts at #3 on Specialist Classical Charts

    The VQ’s recording of Delius & Elgar Quartets debuts at #3 on Specialist Classical Charts The Villiers Quartet’s latest recording, Delius and Elgar String Quartets, recorded for Naxos Records, has debuted this week on the UK Specialist Classical Charts at #3. Find out more about the charts here: Official Charts UK, 19th – 25th May […]

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  • Villiers String Quartet 9th May 2017 The VQ’s Fricker recording is chosen as “Recommended Pick” in The Strad

    The Villiers Quartet’s latest disc, The String Quartets of Peter Racine Fricker, has been chosen as “Recommended Pick” in the May 2017 issue of The Strad Magazine. Read the full review by Peter Quantrill here: Review: Fricker: String Quartets nos. 1-3 (The Strad Magazine)

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  • Villiers String Quartet 24th April 2017 VQ release new recordings of Delius & Elgar String Quartets

    The Villiers Quartet releases their landmark recording of string quartets by Frederick Delius and Edward Elgar. Recorded with producer Michael Whight and released on Naxos Records, the recording is the culmination of a Delius research project initiated with Professor Daniel M. Grimley of Oxford University where the VQ is Quartet-in-Residence. The recording notably contains the World […]

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  • Villiers String Quartet 6th February 2017 Villiers Quartet release new recording of Peter Racine Fricker Quartets – Naxos Records

    The Villiers Quartet release World Premiere recordings of Quartets by Peter Racine Fricker, in collaboration with the British Music Society and Naxos Records. Peter Racine Fricker was undoubtedly one of the UK’s finest composers, sadly neglected and rejected by the English Establishment, in 1964 he moved to California where he took up a teaching position […]

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  • Villiers String Quartet 1st November 2016 Villiers Quartet embark on East Coast USA Tour and November events

    The Villiers Quartet are travelling to the USA for their second American tour on the 2nd November 2016. They will perform at the Setnor School of Music of Syracuse University, New York (3 – 4 November) and take part in a Music Residency with the Hopkins Center for the Arts and the Music Department of Dartmouth College, New Hampshire (8-12 […]

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  • Villiers String Quartet 4th August 2016 Villiers Quartet joins Mary Kaptein Management

    The Villiers Quartet is pleased to announce it has joined the roster of Mary Kaptein Management. MKM is based in the Netherlands and provides international management for a small group of classical musicians. Mary Kaptein, Director of MKM, adds “The Villiers Quartet are renowned for their interpretations of works by British composers and have a residency in […]

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  • Villiers Quartet embarks on another US tour.

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  • Delius/Elgar CD is reviewed widely in Europe, and was chosen for Record of the week for Klara Radio in Germany.

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