Altius Quartet



Violin I: Andrew Giordano

Violin II: Joshua Ulrich

Viola: Andrew Krimm

Violoncello: Zachary Reaves


II. Round:

Joseph Haydn

Streichquartett C-Dur, op. 74,1; Hob. III: 72
Allegro moderato
Andantino grazioso
Menuet. Allegro – Trio
Finale. Vivace

Yongbom Lee

Streichquartett „Traces de lumière“ (2015)
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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Streichquartett a-Moll, op. 13
Adagio – Allegro vivace
Adagio non lento
Intermezzo. Allegretto con moto – Allegro di molto
Finale. Presto – Adagio non lento



Joseph Haydn

Streichquartett C-Dur, op. 20,2; Hob. III: 32
Capriccio. Adagio
Menuetto. Allegretto
Fuga a quattro. Allegro

Franz Schubert

Streichquartett c-Moll, D 703
Allegro assai

Ludwig van Beethoven

Streichquartett F-Dur, op. 59,1

Allegretto vivace sempre scherzando
Adagio molto e mesto
Thème Russe. Allegro



Joseph Haydn

Streichquartett B-Dur, op. 76,4; Hob. III: 78
Allegro con spirito
Menuet. Allegro
Finale. Allegro ma non troppo

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Streichquartett F-Dur, KV 590
Allegro moderato
Menuetto. Allegretto

György Ligeti

1. Streichquartett „Métamorphoses Nocturnes“
Allegro grazioso
Vivace, capriccioso
Adagio, mesto

Andante tranquillo
Tempo di Valse, moderato, con eleganza, un poco capriccioso
Subito prestissimo
Allegretto, un poco gioviale

Ad libitum, senza misura

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The Altius Quartet is an ensemble devoted to furthering the art of chamber music through performance, education, and outreach. Hailed as “rich” and “captivating” by the renowned music blog I Care If You Listen, the ensemble is building an international reputation thanks to their charisma and dynamism.
Altius has been awarded prizes at many internationally respected competitions including the 2016 Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, the 2014 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the 2014 Coltman Chamber Music Competition, and the 2013 Plowman Chamber Music Competition.
Altius currently holds the position of Fellowship String Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where they are mentored by the Takács Quartet. Their 2016–17 season includes performances at Carnegie Hall, Chamber Music Cincinnati, and in Hong Kong with composer Bright Sheng. In addition to performing as a quartet, the Altius Quartet has collaborated with many celebrated artists including Håkan Rosengren, Anton Nel, Andres Diaz, Peter Nágy, and Geraldine Walther.