Alberni String Quartet (fl.1960s-present)

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Alberni String Quartet (fl.1960s-present)

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fl.1960s-present

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The Alberni Quartet (fl.1960s-present) is a renowned British string quartet. They were based in Harlow, Essex where they became established in the 1960s as the town's "quartet in residence", and by the mid-1970s had become world-renowned. Their debut in the Carnegie Hall was well received in the New York Times, and they received positive reviews of their recordings of Schumann's piano quintet, Schubert's string quintet and Brahms' string sextets numbers one and two. The Alberni Quartet are now based in South-West England, and have been Quartet-in-Residence at Cedars Hall, Wells.

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S.Wickham (2003), J.Fitton (2004), Natasha Dolg (2021)

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