Classical

The Terem Quartet, 1994

More dazzling reinterpretations from the strings of the St Petersburg quartet - classical themes wittily and ingeniously "Terem-ised".

Reviews

  • Russian melodrama prevails... ...mayhem and melancholia carry the day and while the Terems are certainly novel, they also prove that they are resoundingly musical. Q Magazine (UK)
  • A combination of high-minded musicianship... ...and low-down sense of fun...Absolutely brilliant. Birmingham What's On (UK)
  • Absolutely brilliant. ...reworks classics from composers as diverse as Glinka and Bach...A combination of high-minded musicianship and low-down sense of fun...Absolutely brilliant. Birmingham What's On (UK)
  • Their virtuosity is unquestionable, their sense of dynamics is breathtaking and uniquely Russian. 'Their virtuosity is unquestionable, their sense of dynamics is breathtaking and uniquely Russian.' Folk Roots (UK)
  • 'A refreshing antidote to techno excess...Intelligence, senstivity and communication from the heart of Europe.' On (UK)