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Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 7:30pm
VQ Crossroads Series Earthsong Studios 53 Cholmeley Park London  N6 5EH   Britten - Three Divertimenti Shostakovich - Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57 Philip Glass - String Quartet No. 5   Our concert features a cinematic...

VQ New Works Competition

The Villiers Quartet announces the 2014 VQ New Works Competition.  This competition is open to an international field of new and emerging composers writing for string quartet.   The field will be narrowed to 6 works, which will be recorded and posted on the Villiers Quartet website for online audience vote.  Three finalists will be chosen via online voting and have their works performed at Kings Place, London, UK by the Villiers Quartet on...

Review: British Music to the Fore

British Music to the Fore British Music Society June 23rd, 2012   by Edward Clark   ....The Villiers String Quartet played a concert including the world premiere of a string quartet by Robert Still, Dialectic for string quartet by Alan Bush, finishing with Cherry Ripe by Frank Bridge. The evening concert gave the world premiere in concert of the Violin Concerto by William Alwyn, sandwiched between two Russian classics.   Robert...