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Paul L Althouse
American Record Guide, March 2016

DVORÁK, A.: String Quartets Nos. 10 and 13 (Bennewitz Quartet) CD93.340
SCHULHOFF, E.: 5 Pieces / SUK, J.: Meditation on the old Bohemian Chorale / DVORÁK, A.: String Quartet No. 13 (alla czeca) (Signum Quartet) C5257

Both capture the spirit of Czech music convincingly, and tempos are similar in every movement. © 2016 American Record Guide Read complete review on American Record Guide




Matthew Rye
The Strad, January 2016

The Signum’s playing is both clean in its clarity of ensemble and interpretatively full of freshness and life, and its ebullience of spirit in the exhilarating finale is infectious. © 2016 The Strad Read complete review




Alain Steffen
Pizzicato, December 2015

Thrilling performances of a coherent and exciting program. © 2015 Pizzicato



Stepthen Estep
The Absolute Sound, December 2015

The Signum Quartet has a good blend and an attractive tone, …Their playing is consistently intelligent and completely natural. The sonics are clean and clear… © 2015 The Absolute Sound



Rob Cowan
Gramophone, November 2015

The Signum’s strength is in the way they etch Ervín Schulhoff’s entertaining—and occasionally touching—Five Pieces for string quartet of 1923. Their lilting, slightly sardonic manner with this music quite won me over… © 2015 Gramophone Read complete review on Gramophone




Helen Waltace
BBC Music Magazine, November 2015

An intensely expressive account of Suk’s Meditation on the Old Czech Chorale makes an ideal still point before the mellifluous outpouring of Dvorák’s Quartet. The Signums capture its volatile spirit, balancing line against the rapid textural figures with robust grace, and expertly pace the long, involved Adagio, which finds echoes in the Suk. The germ of Schulhoff’s dances can be heard in a buoyant Scherzo, which here has just the right bitter tang, in contrast to the trio’s floating serenity. © 2015 BBC Music Magazine





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