Quartet San Francisco
Three-time Grammy Nominees
QSF has toured Italy, China, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, and Guam, performing in Cremona, Foggia, Seoul, Tokyo, Hyogo, Sanda, Istanbul, Hagatna, and throughout central and eastern China. As winners of the Argentine Consulate’s International Tango Competition in New York, they performed tangos for an Argentine audience at the historic Café Tortoni in Buenos Aires. In 2018 they performed the opening concert for the Cremona Music Festival in northern Italy and their CD release, A QSF Journey, reached the #1position in Amazon’s new chamber music releases.
U.S. appearances include New York's Le Poisson Rouge, Yoshi's Jazz Clubs in San Francisco and Oakland, the Brubeck Room in the Wilton Library (at the invitation of Dave Brubeck), the Mendocino Music Festival, in concerts with the Marin Symphony, the Peninsula Symphony, and the Tulsa Symphony, and guest appearances with numerous chamber orchestras.
The QSF journey into the future of chamber music is nearing the end of its second decade, and the group’s passion for playing the musical styles that bring them joy still inspires them. As musicians they stand on the shoulders of their 16th-century predecessors, who introduced their instruments to the western world.
Fast forward three hundred years … QSF’s eclecticism embraces the spirit of our time and continues the journey into the chamber music of the 21st century.
Tangos and Jazz | Music of the Americas
Traditional and modern Argentine tangos combined with works by American jazz legends—Leonard Bernstein, Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Raymond Scott.
Dave Brubeck | Jazz Master
Featuring selections from QSF Plays Brubeck, QSF’s Grammy-nominated CD celebrating jazz composer Dave Brubeck and his legendary albums, Time Out, Time Further Out, and Jazz Impressions of Eurasia
Masters of Pop | The Beatles and Beyond
Iconic masterpieces from the golden age of pop and rock. Ideal for summer and outdoor concerts celebrating community. Also great for younger audiences as a window into the world of chamber music.
Family Holiday Concert
Holiday classics and QSF originals based on themes from the season, including “What Child Is This,” “Fantasia on Christmas Themes,” “Holly Day by the Dock of the Bay,” Chanukah songs, and more.