"a recognizably unique sound, captivating in its clarity of musical thought as well as its instrumental power and flair" (Frankfurter Neue Presse).
They are like a one-headed, 16-stringed monster with four bows and a warm beating heart.
A different way of making music [...] not subordinate to the stereotypes of today’s concert world, but rather is a result of mutual respect, knowledge and mastery [...] a marvelous acoustic experience [...], a string quartet, which is well capable of stepping into the footprints of the Alban Berg Quartet. (Thüringer Allgemeine)
After a single season of concert debuts (across Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, and the US) in 2008, the Lipkind Quartet found itself touring half the globe with two contrasting programs.
A few years later, Lipkind Quartet's highlights list already included opening the new quartet series at Viena's Musikverein, opening the Klara Radio Festival (LIVE) at the large studio 4 at Flagey in Brussels, and being reinvited as quartet in residence of GAIA Chamber Music Festival in Switzerland and the Cross Currents Chamber Music Festival in North Carolina.
Recently a Featured Quartet of Germany's Musikfest Bremen and the enchanting Schiermonnikoog Chamber Music Festival in Holland, the quartet looks forward to two season of exclusive engagements over three continents with new programs, quintet collabroations, masterclasses, festival residencies, and further CD release sin collab. with Naxos of America.