Unmistakeable glowing sound...delicious sonority...dozens of color contrasts...the finest young quartet in recital anywhere today.
— The Calgary Herald
A sound so distinctive as to be identified within mere minutes.
— The Phildadelphia Inquirer
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.
— Musical Toronto
confident, sinewy playing of distinctive sound and ample nuance...brilliantly done...terrific quartet.
— National Post (Canada)
The Dover Quartet won new fans for its sublime playing
— The New York Times
An excellent, taut reading
— The New York Times
Excellent and fast rising
— The New York Times
The Young American String Quartet of the moment
— The New Yorker
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.
— The Washington Post
An exhilaratingly high standard
— Weser-Kurier-Glocke Bremen
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.
— Fuldaer Zeitung
Nothing other than pure delight... Even Beethoven’s finest subtleties and eccentricities came across as musical revelations. Astonishing to hear.
— Neuen Rhein Zeitung
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
— Rheinische Post
The musicians proved their mastery from the crystal clear unisons of the first movement... nearly psychological illumination of the themes and phrases
— Saarbrueken Zeitung
Distinguished by a large yet sophisticated sound and clean ensemble playing. Above all, their performance radiates an impressive love of music-making.
— Westfalische Nachrichten