Saint John String Quartet

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Catalog: SJSQ02
Format: COMPACT DISC

Saint John String Quartet

The Saint John String Quartet's active concertizing schedule of over 125 concerts a year has taken them throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, Japan, Hong Kong and China. With two ECMA "Best Classical Album of the year" awards, the group can be often heard on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation radio waves, the internet and on 5 award-winning compact Discs. Winners of the 2012 Originals Award for 'Classical Music', the Quartet was also honored to receive the Lieutenant Governor’s NBYO award. The Quartet has played for the Prime Minister of Canada, Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II and at prestigious festivals such as the Tochigi Music Festival in Japan, the Arcady festival in the USA and the Forbidden City Festival in Beijing China. For this release, the ensemble has chosen works by Alexander Glazunov and Dmitri Shostakovich. The Saint John String Quartet is David Adams, Paul Campbell, Christopher Buckley, and Sonja Adams.