“Revered like rock stars within the early music scene” (New York Times), Quicksilver brings together leading historically-informed performers in North America today. Described as “drop dead gorgeous with a wonderful interplay of timbres” (Early Music America) and praised as “irresistible” (Fanfare Magazine), Quicksilver vibrantly explores the rich chamber music repertoire from the early modern period to the High Baroque. The ensemble has been featured at numerous music series and prestigious festivals, receiving critical acclaim, standing ovations and repeat invitations. Recent appearances include Carnegie Hall, Virginia Arts Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, CU Presents Artist Series (Colorado), Toronto Consort Series (Toronto), Chamber Music in Historic Sites – LA, San Diego Early Music Society, Boston Early Music Festival, Vancouver Early Music Festival, Berkeley Festival and Exhibition, Early Music Now – Milwaukee, Chamber Music Tulsa, Indianapolis Early Music Festival, San Francisco Early Music Society, Miami Bach Society, Madison Early Music Festival, Dumbarton Oaks- DC, Houston Early Music, Early Music Hawaii and Music Before 1800. Quicksilver’s debut recording, Stile Moderno: New Music from the Seventeenth Century was described as “Breakthrough of the Year . . . breathtaking” (Huffington Post) and “convincing . . . terrific” (Early Music -Oxford Journal). Quicksilver’s latest recording, Fantasticus: Extravagant and Virtuosic Music from 17th Century Germany has been named one of The New Yorker’s Ten Notable Recordings of 2014, praised as “Fantasticus, indeed” (Gramophone) and a “recommended purchase” (Osterreichische Musikzeitschrift/Austrian Music Journal). Quicksilver’s recording The (very) First Viennese School is forthcoming next season.
UPDATED NOVEMBER 2018. PLEASE DESTROY ALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS.