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Cuarteto Q-Arte / string quartet

Cuarteto Q-Arte continuously researches, studies and performs works for string quartet written by Latin American composers. Its repertoire includes more than a hundred works, which it has performed in a variety of concert halls and festivals in the Americas and Europe. The ensemble has participated in more than 10 recordings dedicated to Latin American composers and was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2020, and, in 2017, for Classical: NEXT’s Innovation Award for its transdisciplinary approach to music performance.


Q-Arte is available for recitals, recordings, work premieres, artistic residencies, master classes, and workshops.

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Altar de muertos (trailer)

Gabriela Ortiz (b. 1964)

Q-Arte String Quartet - Five-year anniversary


Octaedro (2021)

String octets by Ludsen Martinus (Colombia), Daniel Ruggiero (Argentina), Gustavo Leone (Argentina), Amir Bitran (Mexico) and Pedro Sarmiento (Colombia).

Featuring Cuarteto Latinoamericano (Mexico)

Tango sacro (2019)

Works for bandoneon and string quartet by Astor Piazzolla, Rodolfo Mederos and others.

Featuring Rodolfo Mederos (Argentina) on bandoneon

String Quartet No. 6 'Memories of 19' (2018)

Work by Johann Hasler (Colombia), included in

Retratos de un compositor: Johann Hasler,

published by Banco de la República

4+1 (2016)

Works for clarinet and string quartet by Miguel del Águila (Uruguay), Blas Emilio Atehortúa (Colombia), Andrés Posada (Colombia), Celso Garrido (Peru) and Javier Álvarez (Mexico).

Featuring Javier Vinasco (Colombia) on clarinet

Leone: String Quartets, etc. (2013)

Works for string quartet by Gustavo Leone (Argentina). Featuring Martha Bonilla (Colombia) on harp

String Quartet in C (2013)

Work by Luis Carlos Figueroa (Colombia), included in

Luis Carlos Figueroa: Orchestral and Chamber Music 

Concert schedule

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