Internationally acclaimed veterans of contemporary music, Sirius Quartet combines exhilarating repertoire with unequalled improvisational fire. These conservatory-trained performer-composers shine with precision, soul and a raw energy rarely witnessed on stage, championing a forward-thinking, genre-defying approach that makes labels like 'New Music' sound tame.

Since their debut concert at the original Knitting Factory in New York City, Sirius has played some of the most important venues in the world, including Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, the Beijing Music Festival, the Cologne Music Triennale, Stuttgart Jazz, Musique Actuelle in Canada, the Taichung Jazz Fest – Taiwan's biggest jazz event – and many others.

Having premiered works by significant living composers, Sirius continues their long-running commitment to musical innovation with bold, original works by its own members, pushing beyond the conventional vocabulary of string instruments by incorporating popular song forms, extended techniques, gripping improvisations and undeniable, contemporary grooves.

"Versatility and flair with lively improvisations... another highlight."

The New York Times

"A stellar ensemble that transforms standard chamber music frameworks with exceptional playing, writing and arranging... the joy and energy with which they play was palpable."

New York City Jazz Record

"These are musicians who enter the very grain of the wood of their instruments... Each time their music is heard one can’t help being impressed by their devilishly good virtuosity."

The Whole Note

"This long-running group of four-string virtuosos boasts an outlandishly diverse repertoire."

Time Out New York

"An ensemble that works comfortably at the intersection of post-minimalist classical composition [and] post-bop jazz."

Detroit Free Press