Established in Toronto in 1989, the SLSQ came to Music TORONTO in 1992 and returns annually. The St. Lawrence String Quartet has developed an undisputed reputation as one of the world's great ensembles. The quartet has been the Ensemble-in-Residence at Stanford University since 1998. Fiercely committed to collaboration with living composers, the SLSQ also has a special dedication to the string quartets of Haydn. The SLSQ combines exuberance with virtuosity and imagination.
The 76’ers: A Haydn Revolution
|Haydn|| Four Op. 76 quartets:|
B-flat Major, Op 76, No. 4, “Sunrise”
D Minor, Op. 76, No. 2, “Quinten”
D Major, Op. 76, No.5, “Largo"
C Major, Op. 76, No. 3, “Emperor”