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"Quartet Berlin-Tokyo performs Jörg Widmann's Third String Quartet, 'Jagdquartett' (Hunt Quartet) [...] - bringing out the work's aggression and dark humour to brilliant effect, [...] " 

"The Strad" USA, 09/2016 

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"Quartet Berlin-Tokyo celebrated the Haydn with an animated flashing unified sound, infectious humor and grandiose freshness."

( AUSTRIA )

Five star review on Pizzicato Journal for

POPOV•SCHULHOFF CD

"...played with much intensity...musically tangible...this music becomes so rhetorical because the QBT strings really have something to communicate here.

Expressively, they range from parody and irony to the grotesque and irrepressible vitality. The musicians from QBT sharpen the message, but stay within the right limits and bring both charm and ingenuity to their interpretation." 

Pizzicato.lu  12/2021

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"...spectacular, thoughtful and gripping Bartók Fifth Quartet. Provocative and engaging from the very first bow fall, Berlin-Tokyo delivered a musically masterful narration. [...] Compelling, utterly compelling. " 

Canada, "Calgary Herald" 08/2016 

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"...so inspiring and sonorous playing so sensitive and without any earthly gravity, intensifying the atmosphere."

( GERMANY )

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"...artistically, absolutely convincing..."

( GERMANY )

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" The Haydn op.76,6 was perfectly balanced and executed with greatest tone. "

( GERMANY )

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"They know how to combine spirited music with the sense of the elucidation of the structures."

( GERMANY )

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"Such superb command of the bizarre sound-world and how to turn it into a rhetorical, fully-lucid narrative of deep commitment and unique quality excites and amazes.
The quartet understood how to make perfect use of Bartók’s rhythmic and pitch class sets, transposed with freshness each time, and aligning each thematic manipulation with a conspicuous mastery of accompanying dynamics, [...]. " 

Canada, "Calgary Herald" 08/2016 

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"The Quartet Berlin-Tokyo sets their formal boldness repeatedly but always with a refreshment."

( GERMANY )

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"...the audience was electrified from the first moment...with high suspense, the quartet presented their prestige and the sounds went under the skin."

( GERMANY )

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"Quartet Berlin-Tokyo made a 25-minute presentation feel like a lifetime of richly-lived experiences, captured and compressed into a singular moment of indelible profundity. "

Canada, "Calgary Herald" 08/2016 

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"The fury and the accuracy with which the young quartet was dedicated to the piece, attracted the audience into the spell of this strange yet captivating music."

( GERMANY )