The Bridge Quartet

This is an outstanding recital of Bridge chamber works ….. It is a sign of the sheer quality of the Bridge Quartet’s playing that even in the composer’s more idiomatically remote passages, the music comes surging off the page. Ripely expressive, yet always sensitive to Bridge’s textural inventiveness, this fine ensemble sounds utterly transported by these rarefied sounds. SOMM CD 087 STRAD 2009
"The superb Bridge Quartet"

Michael Kennedy, Sunday Telegraph



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Colin Twigg is a founder member of the the Bridge Quartet and its leader. His chamber music, composed throughout a busy performing career, has attracted much admiration from audiences whenever scheduled in concerts. We are now delighted to have recently released a comprehensive collection on CD for Toccata Classics enabling listeners to have permanent access to this treasure trove of diverse and refreshingly imaginative works

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Richard Whitehouse


"Performances, recording and Twigg's booklet notes are all exemplary, making for a worthwhile addition to Toccata Classics enterprising catalogue"

"Twigg's mastery of this exacting medium ...his questing approach to formal continuity across and between movements "

"Phantasy Variations on a theme of Haydn is a resourceful take on this quintessentially English form, putting its indelible theme through a logical and satisfying process of developing notation"



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For over 20 years, the Bridge String Quartet of London have built up an international reputation as ambassadors for English music. They perform in festivals in Europe, Africa and USA. Closer to home, their ongoing links with the English Music Festival and are currently enjoying their role as favoured recording artists for EM records.

"The Bridge Quartet's players are, as can always be counted on, exemplary in technical address and masters of musicality. They are also serious artists dedicated to promoting the works of their native English composers, of which this brand new release is but another example"

Jerry Dubins FANFARE magazine 2014.



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