BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’

We are currently in residence at Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho, collaborating each night with inspiring Jazz Artists. Yesterday we performed live on BBC Radio 3 ‘In Tune’ with the beautiful Jazz vocalist Tina May.  There’s 6 days left to listen online…

BBC Radio 3 – In Tune, Tina May, Brodowski Quartet, John Storgards, David Kadouch  

Four Star Review from the Guardian

After much anticipation our CD of John Pickard’s 1st and 5th Quartets has been released on Toccata Classics, receiving a Four Star review from the Guardian.

Click HERE to read the review.

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Recording for Toccata Classics

This month we recorded the English composer John Pickard’s 1st and 5th Quartets for Toccata Classics. Here are some photographs from our intensive two days. We are now eagerly awaiting the first edit.

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April 11th Purcell Room Concert – Tickets now on Sale

We are excited to be returning to perform at the Purcell Room on April 11th this year.   A concert including the world premiere of John Pickard’s 5th String Quartet and Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.

To receive 50% off tickets use the promo code QUARTET online, in person, or on the telephone.

Click HERE for more ticket information

 

Brodowski Quartet Purcell Room 11th April

Successful first Ashdown Music Festival

Here are a few photographs from the first Ashdown Music Festival. It was a great weekend, thank you to everyone who performed and came to support us. Ren is already busy planning the next one!

The final chord of the Mendelssohn Octet and Boccherini Cello Quintet with the brilliant

Young Musician of the Year 2012 winner Laura van der Heijden.

Boccherini Quintet with the brilliant Young Musician of the Year 2012 Laura van der Heijden

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

ROSL Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme 2012

From 20th – 24th August we have a week long residency at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as part of the Royal Over-Seas League festival Music @ 100 Princes Street.  We are excited that it is our third time to return to the festival and is a week of performances and collaborations with other Royal Over-Seas League Prizewinners.  A week not to be missed!

‘Flight’

Release of our new collaborative CD ‘Flight’ with inspiring composer and Jazz pianist Dave Stapleton is out this May. Launch Tour from May 3rd-5th with amazing Jazz musicians Marius Neset, tenor saxaphone, Dave Kane, Double Bass and Olavi Louhivuori, Drums, at St George’s Bristol, RWCMD Cardiff and King’s Place, London. Read more about the project here. 

Ashdown Music Festival

Brodowski Quartet cellist Reinoud Ford launches Ashdown Music Festival on 2nd-4th November 2012. An exciting new festival featuring the quartet alongside Cellophony Cello Octet and the youngest ever Young Musician of the Year 2002 winner, Violinist Jennifer Pike.

http://www.ashdownmusicfestival.co.uk/

Catrin Reunited with her Violin

After an arduous few weeks Catrin’s Violin has been retrieved and they are happily reunited. Thank you to everyone for your words of support and positive thinking.

Stolen Violin

Catrin has very sadly had her violin stolen from a train in London. Below is a description of her violin and bow.

Modern Violin made by Frederic Chaudiere. Strad copy. Light colour. Peter Infeld strings and gold Olive E string.
Wording inside violin ‘Frederic Chaudiere fecit Montpellier
Bow by Tim Baker
Gold mounted octagonal stick. 
Bow No. 1129
Dark colour wood with 2 colour whale bone immitation lapping.
If you should discover it or have any information please call 0207 752 4293 quoting crime reference number   H01/009120/2012

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