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About

Romer String Quartet

Named after the Romer's Tree Frog endemic to Hong Kong, Romer String Quartet is one of the most active string quartets in town. Since its debut in 2013, the quartet has performed on stages such as Carnegie Hall in the US and Toppan Hall in Japan, and was featured at festivals including Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong World Cultures Festival, Beare's Premiere Music Festival, Freespace Fest. It has also taken part in various local and overseas projects engaged by the Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Tokyo), Radio Television Hong Kong, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Hong Kong Harmonica Association, Hong Kong Composers' Guild, Hong Kong Art Museum, Tai Kwun - Centre for Heritage and Arts, Vantage Music and Premiere Performances of Hong Kong. Earlier this year, it was featured at the Hong Kong Arts Centre’s “Cultural Masseur” 2023-2024 Series.

The quartet enjoys many cross-disciplinary performances in collaboration with artists ranging from dancers, choreographers, animators, sand painter, multimedia artists, and storytellers to indie rock bands. Romer also frequently works with both established and young composers and have given world-premieres of over 50 works since its establishment. It was invited as a jury member and guest performer at the 2014 and 2023 Hong Kong 'New Generation Concert' composition competition.

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'Young Hong Kong string quartet wow with Mozart, Dvorak performances full of energy and refinement'

- South China Morning Post

Photo by Kenny Cheung

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'Romer quartet offered a stylistic acuity'

'Relatively youth notwithstanding, the Romer proved equal to the array of technical demands'

- Financial Times

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「羅曼處理線條、和聲、主題相當到家」

「最突出的本地重奏團」

- 信報

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