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Stamic Quartet at John Innes Centre
"Saturday's recital provided a programme of Czech music performed by a Czech quartet and, from the beginning, the Stamic Quartet seized the audience's attention with their highly charged committed playing..."
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Frank Cliff, Eastern Daily Press, Monday, November 10, 2003

"Splendidly performed and well recorded, making this release (Martinů Quartet/Quintets) a must for fans of the composer and chamber music enthusiasts alike." Artistic Quality: 9 Sound Quality: 8

Classics Today

"The Stamic adhered to the Czech tradition of close beautiful readings, well-balanced tone and lots of energy and vigor... the musicians were full partners playing with elasticity and lyricism."

The Greenville (SC) News

"Four musicians, each of whom is a master of his instrument, who have grown into an ensemble of ideal unity."

Frankenberger Zeitung

"An elegant ensemble with flawlessly refined articulation... a crystal clear performance with both sweet airiness and virtuous charm... magnificient interpretation of Czech music. The teamwork was high class, topped with vigour in a performance which fascinated in its complex expression."

Umca, Finland

Stamic Quartet, Wigmore Hall Lond├Żn, 3. 3. 2002
"Excellent Prague ensemble... I was bewitched by this performance, which added ?ualities of sunniness and warmth to the pliancy, rhythmic flair and colour we expect from Czech string players... a marvelous flexibility of pulse... I hope we shal hear this ensemble again soon."

The Strad, June 2002