On the 24th of November 2018 the Jenufa
Quartet has given a unique performance in the Cruquius Museum where they
played the three string quartets of the Dutch contemporary composer Hans Kox.
The composer himself was present at the concert.
The third string quartet was especially composed for the Jenufa Quartet.
The Haarlems Dagblad wrote: 'The Jenufa Quartet leaves a stunning impression'. See the full
review in the Haarlems
Dagblad (in Dutch).
The Jenufa Quartet has produced a cd with the following pieces of music:
• A. Dvořák: String quartet opus 96 nr.12 in F
• 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:
See also reviews in Luister, Parool,
Trouw (in Dutch)
see review Haarlems
Dagblad (in Dutch)
review (in Dutch)
Sneek, Grote or Martinikerkerk
Friesch Dagblad (in Dutch)
Postiljon (in Dutch)
Blokzijl, Grote Kerk
see review (in
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
review in the Haarlems Dagblad
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
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
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’.
Parool, 29-09-2003 - in Dutch). Radio 4 broadcasted the concert.
Eindhoven, Festival of Dutch Stringquartets
'The musicians of the Jenufa Quartet, in particular, lived up to its promise
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.
The Jenufa Quartet wins the Publics Prize at the National Chambermusic
competition Almere with their interpretation of Beethoven and Bártok.
The Jenufa Quartet gave a concert together with the winner of the Liszt
piano competition, Jean Dubé, in Vredenburg, Utrecht.
with Tania Kross
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.