ConTempo Quartet - Lime Tree Theatre

ConTempo Quartet

Presented by National String Quartet Foundation


Ireland’s longest established string quartet, the ConTempo Quartet. was founded in Bucharest in 1995 and has been based in Ireland since 2003 as Galway Music Residency’s Ensemble in Residence. They were also RTE’s Resident Quartet from 2014 until 2019 and have performed nearly 2000 concerts in 46 countries.

ConTempo Quartet

ConTempo Quartet

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Praised as a ‘fabulous foursome’ (Irish Independent) and noted for performances which are ‘exceptional’ (The Strad) and ‘full of imaginative daring’ (The Irish Times), the ConTempo Quartet has forged a unique place in Irish musical life.


Mozart – String Quartet in D major K.499 [1786]
Raymond Deane
– String Quartet No.7 [2024]
Dobrinka Tabakova On a bench in the shade [2004]
Beethoven – String Quartet in C major Op.59 No.3 Razumovsky [1808]

ConTempo Quartet is principally funded by the Arts Council and Lyric FM


ConTempo Quartet

Bogdan Sofei
Ingrid Nicola
Andreea Banciu
Adrian Mantu


  • Please note all ticket prices include a booking charge.
  • No exchanges or refunds.
  • Wheelchair spaces can only be booked over the phone. Please call box office on (061) 953400 if you wish to book a wheelchair space.
  • No late comers admitted to the theatre once show commences.
  • On street parking.

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