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Fitzwilliam String Quartet

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A.k.a. The Fitzwilliam String Quartet

The Fitzwilliam Quartet is a string quartet currently consisting of Lucy Russell and Marcus Barcham-Stevens, violins; Alan George, viola; and Heather Tuach, violoncello.Founded in 1968 by four Cambridge undergraduates, the Fitzwilliam Quartet was one of the first of a long line of quartets to have emerged under the guidance of Sidney Griller at the Royal Academy of Music. They became well known through their close personal association with Dmitri Shostakovich, who befriended them following a visit to York to hear them play. He entrusted them with the Western premières of his last three quartets, and before long they had become the first group to perform and record all fifteen. These recordings gained international awards, and secured for the quartet a worldwide concert schedule and a long


Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Intricate WebLiz Johnson, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Loré Lixenberg, Ronald Woodley2017Album
Bach And The Stilo AnticoJohann Sebastian Bach, St. Salvator's Chapel Choir, Ars Eloqentiae, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Tom Wilkinson2016Album
String Quintet / String QuartetAnton Bruckner, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, James Boyd2015Album
BrahmsJohannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Alexander Glazunov, William Sweeney / Lesley Schatzberger, Fitzwilliam String Quartet2006Album
Piano Music - Chamber WorksDmitri Shostakovich * Vladimir Ashkenazy / Lilya Zilberstein / Olli Mustonen / Lynn Harrell / Beaux Arts Trio / Fitzwilliam String Quartet2006Compil.
Russian Cello SonatasSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, Lynn Harrell, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Fitzwilliam String Quartet2003Album
The Seven Last WordsJoseph Haydn, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1993Album
Piano Quintet, Piano Quartet, Violin Sonata No.1Robert Schumann - Richard Burnett, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1991Album
String Quartets 3,8 & 13Dmitri Shostakovich, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1989Album
Piano Quintet - Seven Romances On Poems Of Alexander BlokDmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Elisabeth Söderström, Vladimir Ashkenazy1987Album
Piano Quintet - Seven Romances On Poems Of Alexander BlokDmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Elisabeth Söderström, Vladimir Ashkenazy1987Album
Two Pieces For String Quartet / Seven Poems Of Alexander Blok, Op. 127 / Piano Quintet, Op. 57Dmitri Shostakovich, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Vladimir Ashkenazy1986Album
String Quartet No. 15 Op. 132Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Ludwig van Beethoven1984Album
String Quintet In C Major, D.956, Op.163Franz Schubert, Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Christopher Van Kampen1983Album
Brahms: Clarinet Quintet; Wolf: Italian SerenadeJohannes Brahms ; Fitzwilliam String Quartet, Alan Hacker1982Album
String QuartetsAlexander Borodin, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1981Album
Sibelius & Delius QuartetsJean Sibelius & Frederick Delius, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1980Album
The String QuartetsDmitri Shostakovich, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1980Album
Quartet In D MajorCésar Franck, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1980Album
String Quartets Nos 9 & 10Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1979Album
String Quartets Nos. 1 & 2Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1979Album
String Quartets Nos. 3 & 11Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1978Album
String Quartets Nos. 5 & 6Dmitri Shostakovich, Fitzwilliam String Quartet1978Album
String Quartets Nos. 4 & 12Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1977Album
String Quartets Nos. 8 & 15Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1976Album
String Quartets Nos. 7, 13 & 14Dmitri Shostakovich - Fitzwilliam String Quartet1975Album
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