Live Streaming from Edinburgh!

We’re thrilled to be live streaming our Rush Hour Concerts from Edinburgh. The next live streamed concert will take place on 9th May, to watch simply head to our Facebook page and relax with some of the finest chamber music in the world. Sign up to our mailing list and we’ll send you a reminder to […]

Skip the stress of rush hour

Following the success of recent years our Rush Hour concerts return to Edinburgh this Spring. We invite you to escape the hustle and bustle of rush hour and relax with some of the finest chamber music in the world. WEDNESDAY 25 APRIL, 5.30PM St Andrews and St Georges West Church, George Street, Edinburgh MOZART String Quartet […]

You’re Hired! EQ Apprentice winner announced.

The Edinburgh Quartet are delighted to announce the selection of Oscar Holch, viola, as the winner of their recent Apprentice competition in February.   Following a full day of auditions, which featured performances from thirteen talented young musicians studying at UK music colleges and conservatoires, the Quartet faced a difficult decision, but agreed Oscar was […]

Introducing our new first violinist

The Edinburgh Quartet are delighted to announce the appointment of Tijmen Huisingh as their new first violin and leader, from 2018.   After trial performances with a number of guest leaders during 2017, the Quartet took the decision to appoint Tijmen, bringing his international performance reputation and artistic calibre to their already acclaimed lineup: Tom […]

Collaboration with the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland

EQ: Dance! Saturday 10 June, 7.30pm, Summerhall, Edinburgh We’re just ten days away from our collaborative performance with the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland. We can’t wait to share this very special concert with you but for now, here’s a peek behind the scenes and an insight in to the choreographic process. The inspirational […]

Ocean Terminal Residency with Erik Petrie

  Back in early January, the EQ joined forces with the talented artist Erik Petrie, in a unique collaboration, which saw them take up residence at Ocean Terminal shopping centre in Leith; with the aim of placing the Quartet repertoire in a brand-new and hugely exciting context. Erik worked diligently alongside the EQ as they rehearsed and […]

EQ: Revolution!

To mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, the EQ presents this programme which acknowledges the direct impact of Russian politics on Shostakovich and which also looks at Mozart’s quartet writing at the time of the French Revolution. The EQ will also be revelling in the daring spirit of Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 59 No. 3, […]

Variations Summer School 2017

Booking is now open for Variations Summer School in Ullapool from 29 July – 4 August, with tuition from the Edinburgh Quartet, Philip Burrin, Maximiliano Martin and Rosie Staniforth. Follow the link for further info: http://www.variationsscotland.co.uk/book_your_place.php  

Upcoming Ocean Terminal Residency in January 2017

The Edinburgh Quartet are delighted to announce that they will be taking up residence at Ocean Terminal from the 9th-13th January in a unique, creative collaboration with local Edinburgh artist, Erik Petrie, Erik will work alongside the Edinburgh Quartet as they rehearse and perform concerts for the public, absorbing and responding to the music and ultimately creating a stunning visual expression of […]