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The Jenufa Quartet has produced a cd with the following pieces of music:

A. Dvořák: String quartet opus 96 nr.12 in F major ('American')
B. Bartók, String quartet opus 17 nr. 2
T. de Leeuw, String quartet nr. 3 (first recording on cd !). 
The production of this cd
was supported by the Kersjes van de Groenekan Fonds.

Price enquiries and orders by e-mail to: info@jenufakwartet.nl.
See also reviews i
n Luister, Parool, Volkskrant en Trouw (in Dutch)

 

2016:

Saturday 27 February 20.15 hrs.   Boterkerkje   Vrijthof 3, Oirschot. Entrance €15, incl. one drink, (under the age of 18: free entrance), via boterkerkje@gmail.com or at the entrance.

Saturday 12 March 20.15 hrs.  Museum de Cruquius, Cruquiusdijk 27, Cruquius. Entrance €21, incl. one drink, via www.cruquiusconcerten.nl

The Jenufa Quartet performs the surprising, original and sometimes humorous Fünf Stücke für Streichquartett, written by the Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff.

At both occasions the Jenufa Quartet plays one of the beautiful late Beethoven quartets: Stringquartet in Es major, opus 127​.

And a real worldpremičre of Stringquartet nr. 3 from the Dutch composer Hans Kox, especially composed for the Jenufa Quartet.

see review (in Dutch)

 




 



 



 

Press Reviews of concerts

Cruquius (12-03-2016):
see review (in Dutch)

Sneek, Grote or Martinikerkerk (02-10-2010):
see review Friesch Dagblad (in Dutch)

Rotterdam, Hillegondakerk (20-03-2010):
see review Postiljon (in Dutch)

Blokzijl, Grote Kerk (17-01-2010):
see review (in Dutch)

Haarlemmermeer, Cruquiusconcert (20-10-2007):
Extract from Press Reviews: ‘…….the four ladies appeared to believe in every note and they knew how to convince the audience completely.’ See the full review in the Haarlems Dagblad (in Dutch)

Mijnsherenland (10-02-2006):
Extract from Press Reviews: ‘The high point of this performance was Ravels magnificent string quartet in F composed in 1903. Thus in the tender Allegro moderato, in the second part with its sensitive lyrics, typical rhythm and in the passionate finale. Here a brilliant performance was shown.’ See the full review in Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch)




 



Tour 'Het Debuut' (03-10 till 09-12-2004):
The quartet gave concerts in the finest concert halls in the Netherlands together with Lavinia Meijer, harp.
See the full review in
Utrechts Nieuwsblad (in Dutch)

Amsterdam, Concertgebouw (19-09-2003)
The press wrote about their interpretation of the 2nd string quartet of Bártok: ‘A welcome discharge was effected in the middle part where they throw themselves furiously upon the stamping ostinato rhythm’. (Het Parool, 29-09-2003 - in Dutch). Radio 4 broadcasted the concert.

 
Eindhoven, Festival of Dutch Stringquartets
(10-05-2003)
:
'The musicians of the Jenufa Quartet, in particular, lived up to its promise as individual personalities in Beethovens opus 74 (‘Harp quartet’). See the full review in De Telegraaf (in Dutch).




 

Final exams at the NSKA (31-01-2004)
The Jenufa Quartet concluded with flying colours the part-time education at the Nederlandse StrijkKwartet Academie.

 

Chambermusic competition (01-06-2003)

The Jenufa Quartet wins the Publics Prize at the National Chambermusic competition Almere with their interpretation of Beethoven and Bártok.


Utrecht Uitfeest (07-09-2003)
The Jenufa Quartet gave a concert together with the winner of the Liszt piano competition, Jean Dubé, in Vredenburg, Utrecht.

 

MuseumGouda (22-06-2006)  
Krossin'Gouda Festival with Tania Kross


 

Museum Cruquius (17-02-2007)
The Jenufa Quartet gave a concert with
Frank van de Laar in the Piano quintet in E flat major, written by R. Schumann   
 



 


 



 

 



 

 

 

 

Van Gogh Museum (06-03-2015)
World premičre of a composition for string quartet by Max Knigge

125 years of inspiration

The great master of painting Vincent van Gogh still inspires other artists. The young composer Max Knigge has expressed various paintings of Van Gogh in music, at the special occasion of the 125th anniversary of his death. This new composition was performed by the Jenufa Quartet on 6th March 2015 in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.