Unmistakeable glowing sound...delicious sonority...dozens of color contrasts...the finest young quartet in recital anywhere today.
A sound so distinctive as to be identified within mere minutes.
The quartet has already reached the top echelons of chamber music performance...If it continues on its present trajectory, the Dover Quartet will certainly join the elite and rarified ranks of the most celebrated chamber ensembles of its day...full of interpretive insight and beautifully nuanced expressive gestures...deeply felt and beautifully realized; it was as gorgeous a string quartet sound as I have ever heard...a performance to treasure.
confident, sinewy playing of distinctive sound and ample nuance...brilliantly done...terrific quartet.
The Dover Quartet won new fans for its sublime playing
An excellent, taut reading
Excellent and fast rising
The Young American String Quartet of the moment
Already pulling away from their peers with their exceptional interpretative maturity, tonal refinement, and taut ensemble
Lovers of chamber music should put the Dover Quartet on their to-hear list...delectably phrased.
An exhilaratingly high standard
The precision and colour differentiation of every detail is finely adjusted to produce the desired overall effect. Each instrumental line is full of such personal expression each motive seems to develop its own voice and to sing.
Nothing other than pure delight... Even Beethoven’s finest subtleties and eccentricities came across as musical revelations. Astonishing to hear.
A very mature, homogeneous ensemble playing with self-confidence and power at the highest level... The young musicians exuded love for classical music from every pore
The musicians proved their mastery from the crystal clear unisons of the first movement... nearly psychological illumination of the themes and phrases
Distinguished by a large yet sophisticated sound and clean ensemble playing. Above all, their performance radiates an impressive love of music-making.