‘Find someone who’s like-hearted’ - Changes within string quartets


Peter Quantrill speaks to string quartet players who have survived, and even thrived under membership change

Change is something most of us are compelled to manage, strive to embrace, or even welcome as a catalyst for renewal. There is no shortage of authors and therapists on hand to help us do this in our personal lives. Courses, consultants, reports and recommendations are a routine expense for companies and corporations with a mandate for change or the urgent need to alter their practices. The same goes for musical organisations, from opera houses to chamber orchestras…

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