"superb and alert to the minutest facets"
Gramophone Magazine
"a balanced, seamless and perfectly synchronized performance"
Pattaya Mail, Thailand
"a tightly crafted and beautiful instrument"
CVNC Arts Journal
"scrupulous shading and control"
Gramophone Magazine
"Their performance was slick and smooth, full of life and energy, and stunningly beautiful."
CVNC Arts Journal
"One of the most promising young quartets - technically excellent and musically compelling."
Shmuel Ashkenasi, Vermeer Quartet
"The Kontras Quartet appears to be headed for a remarkable career. Not only are they extraordinarily talented, they are musically mature."
CVNC Arts Journal
"Lest anyone think that chamber concerts have to be stiff and dull, they haven't yet met the Kontras Quartet."
CVNC Arts Journal
Latest News

Mr. Marsalis joins KQ in San Diego to premiere a new work for string quartet and saxophone, which KQ and Art of Elan co-commissioned from award-winning composer Dan Visconti. 

KQ makes its international debut with a set of South African concerts in July, and a tour of Switzerland in October.

American Public Media's Performance Today will feature KQ performing our CMA-funded commission, Lucid Dreamer, with the Kruger Brothers. Tune in on Jan. 15!