Quotes
"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

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!

Both Origins and Lucid Dreamer are on the first-round ballot for the 2015 Grammys!

American Public Media's Performance Today will feature KQ's performance of the Appalachian Concerto with the Kruger Brothers. Tune in on June 19!

For the 2013-2015 seasons, Kontras is delighted to engage with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras as the quartet in residence.

We have been awarded a generous grant by Chamber Music America's Classical Commissioning Program, and we have commissioned Jens Kruger of the Kruger Brothers to write a new piece for us!

KQ has been invited to join the Kruger Brothers and Steve Martin for a live performance on Late Night With David Letterman on Friday, Sept. 27!