Spiegel String Quartet

Spiegel String Quartet

The Spiegel String Quartet is a government-funded Belgium chamber ensemble, founded in 1996 and based at Muziekcentrum De Bijloke and the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp. The group participated in various music festivals and gave concerts at many prestigious venues, including Société Philharmonique De Bruxelles, deSingel, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Théatre Du Châtelet, Paris, Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Theater Aan Het Vrijthof, De Doelen, Meistersingerhalle, Funkhaus, Hannover, Konzerthaus Berlin, Blackheath Halls, Festival Van Vlaanderen Brussel, and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.

The quartet had been collaborating with pianists Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Joanna MacGregor, Bernhard Wambach, Florent Boffard, accordionist Teodoro Anzellotti and clarinetist Jörg Widmann. Their repertoire covers the wide range of styles, from Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert and Brahms to George Crumb, Dmitri Shostakovich, Iannis Xenakis, Matthias Pintscher and other contemporary composers.

Spiegel Quartet Members
Elisa Kawaguti, 1st violin (1740 Atelier Stradivarius)
Stefan Willems, 2nd violin (1750 T.Boussu)
Leo De Neve, alto (1963 D. Teckler)
Jan Sciffer, cello (1726 Marcus Snoeck)


Spiegel String Quartet Discography Tracks


MDG 644 1266-2 Guillaume Lekeu, Spiegel String Quartet Guillaume Lekeu, Spiegel String Quartet - Chamber Music - String Quartets / Piano Quartets(CD) Musikproduktion Dabringhaus Und Grimm MDG 644 1266-2 Europe 2004 Sell This Version


FR-94-A Spiegel String Quartet Dinner Music(4xShellac, 10", Comp) Firestone FR-94-A France 1945 Sell This Version
PH 92055 Jozef De Beenhouwer, Joost Maegerman, Spiegel String Quartet Jozef De Beenhouwer, Joost Maegerman, Spiegel String Quartet - In Flanders' Fields, Vol. 55: Joseph Ryelandt(CD, Comp) Phaedra (3) PH 92055 Belgium 2008 Sell This Version