Hailed by Gramophone as “masters of all musical things they survey” and two-time top winner of the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, the Del Sol String Quartet is a leading force in 21st century chamber music.
“…Del Sol’s playing is lush and sonically balanced, with a rhythmic propulsion that remains quick off the mark”…read more – GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE
“Del Sol Quartet interprets new works deftly”…read more – SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
“See if your foot can stay still once you put on this funky disc of rhythmically infectious (if often warped) music” – New York Times
DEL SOL PREMIERED NEW WORK
BY TERRY RILEY DEC 5, 2015
In celebration of Terry Riley’s 80th birthday, Del Sol Quartet and guitarist Gyan Riley premieres “Dark Queen Mantra” on December 5 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Read more and buy tickets.
DEL SOL RELEASED NEW ALBUM “SCRAPYARD EXOTICA” SEPT 25, 2015
New York Times says: “I’m guessing it’s been a while since you’ve rocked out to a string quartet recording. See if your foot can stay still once you put on this funky disc of rhythmically infectious….music”
Never content to simply re-interpret the existing canon of music for string quartet, the indefatigable Del Sol String Quartet with Scrapyard Exotica, its third full-length album from Sono Luminus with world premiere recordings of works by Mason Bates, Ken Ueno, and Mohammed Fairouz. Read more…