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Allegri String Quartet, The

The Allegri String Quartet

Founded in 1953 the Allegri Quartet is Britain's longest-running chamber music ensemble, sustained over six decades by successive generations of the finest international performers.

A commitment to refreshing the repertoire has led the Allegris to première more than 60 works since 1964, including specially commissioned pieces by leading composers and enjoys collaborating with other artists working with a raft of outstanding soloists Their numerous international festival appearances have included Aldeburgh, Edinburgh, Prague Spring, Berlin, Hong Kong, and Stavanger.

The members of the Allegri Quartet are increasingly in demand for their teaching, and through the generous support of the Radcliffe Trust they enjoy long-standing teaching residencies at the universities of Durham, Nottingham, Bangor, Middlesex and the University of East Anglia. The Quartet also has an interesting association with the Newark School of Violin Making, giving feedback to young luthiers and performing on a selection of the finest instruments produced each year.

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