The Piatti Quartet are one of the most distinguished quartets of their generation and are the newly appointed Resident Quartet at Kings Place. Read on to learn more about our journey and love for the string quartet canon.
October 25, 2023
December 7, 2023
18:45 – 19:45
February 14, 2024
18:45 – 19:45
5* Review: “Shroud (his third quartet) and Winter’s Edge (fourth), performed here with passionate dexterity by the Piatti Quartet…..In the capable hands of the Piatti, it’s suffused with energy and purpose: from keening unisons to nervy pizzicatos; thick, splintering counterpoint and aggressive down-bows that feel like repeated blows to the body.” Steph Power, BBC Music Magazine, June 2023
“Shroud was written for the celebrated Emerson Quartet…it would be unfair to view the present rendition as in any way second best…all (movements) are characterised with unswerving commitment…again the eloquence is striking. Recommended.” David Gutman, Gramophone Magazine, June 2023
“The Piatti Quartet brings to this repertoire a passion, sympathy and a carefully balanced ensemble sense guaranteed to make each composer shine…Boyle’s Quartet in its premiere recording fascinates the most, with its mix of lean textures, carefully wrought argument and moments of lyrical magic from a soaring violin flying high over fluttering notes below.” Geoff […]
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