They have commissioned several hundred string quartets and other chamber works, released more than 180 CDs, and have garnered enough awards to fill several shelves. What better way, then, for the Arditti Quartet to turn 40 than with a day-long marathon? Despite performing 15 quartets over three concerts, the quartet barely scratched the surface of their impressive legacy. The final concert of the day brought together composers from across the world, including (rather fittingly) yet another première.
Read my full review at Bachtrack.