St. Lawrence String Quartet seminar part. 1
Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford Univiersity by the members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet
Geoff Nuttall, violin
Scott St. John , violin
Lesley Robertson, viola
Christopher Costanza, cello
Having walked on stage together over 1800 times in the past eighteen years the St. Lawrence String Quartet (SLSQ) has established itself among the world-class chamber ensembles of its generation. In 1992, they won both the Banff International String Quartet Competition and Young Concert Artists International Auditions, launching them on a performing career that has brought them across North and South America, Europe and Asia.
The long awaited initial recording of the St. Lawrence Quartet, Schumann's First and Third Quartets, was released in May 1999 to great critical acclaim. The CD received the coveted German critics award, the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, as well as Canada's annual Juno Award. BBC Music Magazine gave the recording its "highest rating," calling it the be