The Arcus Quartet is a dynamic string quartet from the Royal College of Music, London. Together they have performed in concert halls across the United Kingdom including Doddington Hall, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall and the Carol Nash recital hall in Manchester as well as making their Wigmore Hall debut in March 2017 with their performance of Schubert͛s Death and the Maiden.
This seasons the Arcus Quartet͛s will be collaborating with the award-winning Sacconi Quartet, performing Shostakovich͛s ͚Two Piece͛s for String Octet͛. The Quartet will also be embarking on their first tour, ͚The Northern Tour͛ this February, where the Arcus Quartet will take to the North West of England performing in Manchester Cathedral, Todmorden Town Hall, Skipton Town Hall and St. Thomas͛ Barrowford. The Arcus Quartet will also be running their own educational project alongside the tour aimed to inspire the next generation through chamber music.
The Quartet have worked with some of the worlds greatest quartet players such as violinist Pavel Fischer co-founder and leader of the Škampa Quartet, Dutch/English violinist Daniel Rowland and the British based Carducci Quartet and Castalian Quartet. In 2017 the Arcus Quartet took part in the National Young String Quartet Weekend in Manchester where they worked closely with several of the leading chamber professors including cellist Christoph Richter (ex Cherubini Quartet) and Czech violinist Jan Talich from the Talich Quartet.