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 PREMIERES NEW WORK
BY TERRY RILEY DEC 5
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 RELEASES NEW ALBUM “SCRAPYARD EXOTICA” SEPT 25!
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…