St. Lawrence String Quartet

St. Lawrence String Quartet
left to right: Lesley Robertson, Owen Dalby, Chris Costanza, Geoff Nuttall : Photo by Leonardo Mascaro

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Geoff Nuttall, Owen Danby (violins), Lesley Robertson (viola), Christopher Costanza (cello)

Edmonton Recital Society
Muttart Hall, Alberta College
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 25, Op. 20 No. 2
John Adams: Selections from Alleged Dances
Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4, Op. 44 No. 2

The St. Lawrence String Quartet is perhaps the very model of a modern string quartet. Formed in Toronto in 1989, it quickly established itself as one of Canada’s leading young chamber groups, winning competitions along the way – notably the fourth Banff International String Quartet Competition in 1992 – and picking up a Juno award in 2000 for their CD of Schumann string quartets (EMI Classics 5 56797 2). Since then it has solidified a reputation in North America and beyond. Continue reading “St. Lawrence String Quartet”