Auryn Quartet

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The Auryn Quartet is a German string quartet.[1] Founded in 1981, the members are Andreas Arndt (cello), Stewart Eaton (viola), Mattthias Lingenfelder (*1959) and Jens Oppermann (*1960), both violin.

After winning several early awards - including the London International Competition (1982), the ARD International Music Competition (1982), and the main prize at the European Broadcasting Competition in Bratislava (1989) - they have had the opportunity to treat the classic repertoire in particular depth thanks to the ongoing interactions between the original personnel.[2][3]

Their recordings include the complete 68 quartets of Haydn[4] and 15 plus the Grosse Fuge by Beethoven.[5][6]


  1. ^ Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (6 September 1997). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. pp. 48–. ISSN 0006-2510.
  2. ^ "Auryn Quartet: Heavyweights In Boston". 26 March 2009.
  3. ^ "Opera & Classical Music Listings for Feb. 13–19". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Haydn: String quartets Op. 76/Auryn Quartet".
  5. ^ "Auryn Quartet to complete Beethoven string quartet cycle".
  6. ^ Vivien Schweitzer. "Review: Auryn Quartet Forges a Radiance at the Frick". The New York Times. Retrieved 24 February 2015.

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