Latest Acclaim
"The Daedalus Quartet is about clear, refined musicality, drawing an audience into a performance through understatement. Pretty soon, the hall is stock-still as the quartet goes about exposing the delicate inner workings of the music. ... In its best moments _ and there were a lot of them - the performance of works by Schubert, the tortured Romantic, and Gyorgy Ligeti, that harrowed soul of contemporary composition, was pretty extraordinary. It felt like a tour through hidden worlds. ... Finely cultured, authoritative yet relaxed, the group id a string quartet to keep an eye on."
— San Jose Mercury-News
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Latest CD
Insects and Paper Airplanes brings together the second, third, and fourth quartets from Lawrence Dillon's Invisible Cities String Quartet Cycle, a set of six string quartets Dillon has been working on since 1998. These quartets are full of passionate lyricism, bone-rattling power chords, rustic charm, quiet introspection, rollicking humor, and exhilarating virtuosity. The fact that this seemingly limitless font of ideas comes to us in brilliantly conceived reexaminations of traditional forms makes the accomplishment of Dillon's music all the more remarkable. Pianist, Benjamin Hochman, joins the Daedalus Quartet for What Happened....
Next Concert
Tuesday - January 19, 2016
8:00 PM

Philadelphia Chamber Music Series

Philadelphia PA USA