SERAFIN STRING QUARTET (clockwise from top): Lisa Vaupel, Lawrence Stomberg, Kate Ransom and Esme Allen-Creighton.



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“silken finesse and gritty vibrancy”
- Gramophone Magazine, 2013

“performances are exceptional”
- Gimbel, American Record Guide, January/February 2014

“playing with style and sophistication”
- The Strad Magazine, 2010




The highly acclaimed, Delaware-based Serafin String Quartet announces key performance dates for the 2015-2016 season in Washington, D.C., Delaware, Pennsylvania, Florida and New York. The Quartet will return to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City on March 14, 2016 to perform the New York premiere of works by noted young composer Julia Adolphe, along with works by Shostakovich and Grieg. The Quartet's debut was in Weill Recital Hall in 2004 and they returned to play to a sold-out crowd in 2006.


Serafin String Quartet is going beyond the family concert to make a deeper connection with audiences. Read more in this All Things Strings article.




Named Top 10 for 2013 by City Paper. Read more

Serafin String Quartet's world premiere recording of early chamber works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon was released by Naxos in July 2013.

"The Serafin apply a silken finesse and gritty vibrancy to their duties and members of the ensemble take part in several other works with first-rate colleagues - pianist Charles Abramovic and bassoonist Eric Stomberg - to telling effect."
    -Donald Rosenberg, Gramophone October 2013

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Serafin String Quartet's 2010 debut CD released on the Centaur Records label.

"...effortlessly delightful in Gershwin's Lullaby [which is] played with style and sophistication. The sound is full and clear."
    -Tim Homfray, Strad Magazine

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Kate Ransom, violin Timothy Schwarz, violin Esme Allen-Creighton, viola Lawrence Stomberg, cello

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